A History of Women in the West: v. 5: Toward Cultural Identity in the Twentieth Century

Has the worst of times for humanity - this century bloodied by wars and revolutions without precedent in history - been the best of times for women? How have the promises of freedom, parity with men, full participation in society, actually been met amid all the transformations and upheavals the 20th century has witnessed? This 5th volume in the series brings the history of women up to the present, placing it in the context of momentous events and profound social changes that have marked our time.