Days of Discontent: American Women and Right-Wing Politics, 1933-1945

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Holding fast to traditional values in the face of unprecedented economic hardship, nearly a million American women joined right-wing organizations during the Great Depression and World War II. "Days of Discontent" provides a new perspective for understanding why the far right appealed to these women, whose political self-awareness grew with the tumultuous times. Influenced by the conventional image of women as mothers and nurturers, many women viewed the right-wing movement as a way to protect and maintain American ...

Days of Discontent: American Women and Right-Wing Politics, 1933-1945 2002, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875802947

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