The Women's Century: A Celebration of Changing Roles 1900-2000

Overview

This illustrated survey charts that incredible jourbaney. It takes us from the suffragettes to the war workers; from the "Women's Libbers" to the modern executive. Changing roles are examined, as well as the causes and agents of change. Real women from all walks of life are featured in anecdotes from sources including the National Archives.

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Overview

This illustrated survey charts that incredible jourbaney. It takes us from the suffragettes to the war workers; from the "Women's Libbers" to the modern executive. Changing roles are examined, as well as the causes and agents of change. Real women from all walks of life are featured in anecdotes from sources including the National Archives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781903365519
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 10/10/2003
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.78 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Turbaner taught history for many years, and was an A-level examiner. She has long enjoyed an interest in women's history, and since going freelance has written widely on the subjects as well as on nostalgia and family history. Her articles have been published in The Lady, Yours, Bella, Practical Family History and Ancestors. She lives in North London.

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Table of Contents

A woman's place; deeds not words; on her their lives depend; the modern miss; domestic bliss or suburban neurosis; what did you do in the war, Mummy?; from housewives choice to rock n' roll; dolly birds and double standards; feminists or free spirits?; having it all?

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