Women in twentieth-century Europe / Ann Taylor Allen.
By: Allen, Ann Taylor.Material type: TextSeries: Gender and history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm)): Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008Description: ix, 208 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781403941923 (hbk.); 1403941920 (hbk.); 1403941939 (pbk.); 9781403941930 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women -- Europe -- History -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Women in twentieth-century Europe.DDC classification: 305.40940904 LOC classification: HQ1587 | .A46 2008
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-199) and index.
Introduction : the best of times, the worst of times -- Women and the First World War, 1914-1918 -- Women as citizens in the inter-war democracies -- Women in the authoritarian and totalitarian states of the inter-war years -- Women in the Second World War -- The best of both worlds? : women in Western Europe in the post-war era, 1945-1970 -- Too emancipated? : women in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1945-1989 -- The personal and the political : women's liberation in Western Europe, 1968-1990 -- Democracy without women : the post-Communist transition, 1989-present -- From equal rights to gender mainstreaming : women in the European Union, 1980-present -- Conclusion : emancipation as myth and reality.