McEuen, Melissa A., 1961-

Making war, making women : femininity and duty on the American home front, 1941-1945 / Melissa A. McEuen. - Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2011. - xiv, 270 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-261) and index.

All-American masks : creaming and coloring the wartime face -- Tender hands and average legs : shaping disparate extremities -- Pleasant aromas and good scents : cleansing the body politic -- Proper attire and streamlined silhouettes : clothing the home front figure -- Sacrifice and agreeability : cultivating right minds.

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Women--History--United States--20th century.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.
Femininity--History--United States--20th century.
Advertising--Cosmetics--History--20th century.
Advertising--Clothing and dress--History--20th century.

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