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Out of the cage : women's experiences in two World Wars

By: Braybon, Gail Summerfield, Penny

Part of the Routledge Library Editions: Women's History series
0415752450 / 9780415752459
Paperback
305.409410904
21/03/2014
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England
24 cm 1 volume
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Originally published in 1987, Out of the Cage brings vividly to life the experiences of working women from all social groups in the two World Wars. Telling a fascinating story, the authors emphasise what the women themselves have had to say, in diaries, memoirs, letters and recorded interviews about the call up, their personal reactions to war, their feelings about pay and the company at work, the effects of war on their health, their relations with men and their home lives; they speak too about how demobilisation affected them, and how they spent the years between two World Wars.

BIC:

1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, 3JJ 20th century, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLW 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, HBTB Social & cultural history, JFSJ1 Gender studies: women

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