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Author Allen, Holly, 1965- author.

Title Forgotten men and fallen women : the cultural politics of New Deal narratives / Holly Allen.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (268 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : more terrible than the sword : emotions, facts, and gendered New Deal narratives -- The war to save the forgotten man : gender, citizenship, and the politics of work relief -- Uncle Sam's wayside inns : transient narratives and the sexual politics of the emergent welfare state -- Builder of men : homosociality and the nationalist accents of the Civilian Conservation Corps -- To wallop the ladies : woman-blaming and nation-saving in the rhetoric of emergency relief -- Civilian protectors and meddlesome women : gendering the war effort through the Office of Civilian Defense -- The citizen-soldier and the citizen-internee : fraternity, race, and American nationhood, 1942-1946 -- Conclusion : stories of homecoming : deserving GIs and faithless service wives.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Personal narratives.
Politics and culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Allen, Holly. Forgotten men and fallen women : the cultural politics of New Deal narratives. Ithaca : Cornell University, 2015 9780801453571
ISBN 9780801453571 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801455841 (e-book)

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