Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Women of World War II in American Popular Graphic Art (CultureAmerica)
The iconic bicep-flexing poster image of "Rosie the Riveter" has long conveyed the impression that women were welcomed into the World War II work force and admired for helping "free a man to fight." Donna Knaff, however, shows that "Rosie" only revealed part of the reality and that women depicted in other World War II visual art--both in the private sector and the military...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published May 17th 2012 by University Press of Kansas
(first published May 1st 2012)
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