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Breadwinners Working Women and Economic Independence, 1865-1920 by Lara Vapnek
  

Breadwinners Working Women and Economic Independence, 1865-1920

Part of the Women in American History Series

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Breadwinners Working Women and Economic Independence, 1865-1920 by Lara Vapnek

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Reviews

Illuminates the strong connections between labor rights and political rights and enhances our understanding of the promises and the perils of cross-class organizing. --Journal of American History A quite nuanced discussion of the impact of gender on the forging of class identities from the Gilded Age into the Progressive Era. . . . Highly Recommended --Choice Reads almost like a prequel to When Everything Changed, a history of American women since 1960 by Gail Collins. --The New York Times


About the Author

Lara Vapnek is an assistant professor of history at St. John's University in Queens, New York.

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Book Info

Publication date

28th October 2009

Author

Lara Vapnek

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Publisher

University of Illinois Press

Format

Paperback
232 pages

Categories


Feminism & feminist theory
Employment & unemployment

ISBN

9780252076619

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