Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Women’s Land Army x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Mobilization of Women

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Britain was second only to the USSR in the extent to which it mobilized women in the Second World War. This chapter discusses women's recruitment into war factories, the armed forces, and ... More


Ann of All Trades

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter continues Ann’s wartime experience following the Battle of St. Nazaire, in which Leslie Fenton was severely wounded. After giving up her post in the Mechanised Transport Corps to be near ... More


Women, Dancing, and Dance Halls, 1918–60

James Nott

in Going to the Palais: A Social And Cultural History of Dancing and Dance Halls in Britain, 1918–1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199605194
eISBN:
9780191754258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605194.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Chapter 6 looks at the impact of dancing and dance halls on women. It shows that the most frequent dancers were women and the importance of dancing to women was perhaps one of the most significant of ... More


View: