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Girl Trouble

Panic and Progress in the History of Young Women
Dyhouse, Carol (Book - 2013 )
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Obsession with the conduct of young women has permeated society for over a century, be it over flappers, beat girls, dolly birds or ladettes. Eminent social historian Carol Dyhouse examines what it really meant to be a girl growing up in the twentieth century. This is a sparkling, panoramic account of the ever-evolving opportunities and challenges for girls, the new ways they have able to speak up for themselves, and the popular hysteria that has frequently accompanied their progress.
Authors: Dyhouse, Carol, 1948-
Title: Girl trouble
panic and progress in the history of young women
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2013
Characteristics: 314 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Summary: Obsession with the conduct of young women has permeated society for over a century, be it over flappers, beat girls, dolly birds or ladettes. Eminent social historian Carol Dyhouse examines what it really meant to be a girl growing up in the twentieth century. This is a sparkling, panoramic account of the ever-evolving opportunities and challenges for girls, the new ways they have able to speak up for themselves, and the popular hysteria that has frequently accompanied their progress.
ISBN: 1780324944
9781780324944
9781780324937
1780324936
Statement of Responsibility: Carol Dyhouse
Subject Headings: Girls History.
Topical Term: Girls
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