Lecture Description

In “Hastening the Homecoming,” Gidlow explores some of the surprising ways that World War II disrupted the lives of diverse women in the U.S. Drawing upon letters written between the men on the front and their wives, girlfriends, and mothers left at home, Gidlow shows how the war both disrupted and reinforced ideas about the proper role of women in American society.

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Women World War II

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