A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America
Modernity and urbanity have long been considered mutually sustaining forces in early twentieth-century America. But has the dominance of the urban imaginary obscured the importance of the rural? How have women, in particular, appropriated discourses and images of rurality to interrogate the problems of modernity? And how have they imbued the rural-traditionally viewed as a...more
Hardcover, 252 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2009)
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