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Author Nickerson, Michelle M.

Title Mothers of conservatism : women and the postwar right / Michelle M. Nickerson
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 231 pages :) : illustrations, map
Series Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Contents Patriotic daughters and isolationist mothers : conservative women in the early twentieth century -- All politics was local : grassroots conservatism in postwar Los Angeles -- Education or indoctrination? : conservative female activism in the Los Angeles public schools -- "Siberia, U.S.A." : psychological experts and the state -- The "conservative sex" : women and the building of a movement -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism -- United States -- History.
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011021793
ISBN 0691121842
9780691121840 (hardback : acid-free paper)
9781400842209 (e-book)