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Gidgets and Women Warriors by Catherine Gourley
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Nov 04, 2010

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bookshelves: social-science, history

Gourley’s fourth volume in the Images and Issues of Women in the Twentieth Century series is a detailed history of the changing perceptions about women and their societal roles from the 1950s to 1960s. Through numerous stories about the real life women such as female athlete Wilma Rudolph, entrepreneur Ruth Handler, and aviators Jane Hart and Jeri Cobb, this book covers all aspects women’s’ history during this era. Intended for High School audiences.

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