March 7, 2017

A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women by Stephanie Coontz

By Stephanie Coontz

In 1963, Betty Friedan unleashed a hurricane of controversy along with her bestselling ebook, The female Mystique. hundreds of thousands of ladies wrote to her to assert that the booklet had reworked, even stored, their lives. approximately part a century later, many ladies nonetheless keep in mind the place they have been after they first learn it.
In A unusual Stirring, historian Stephanie Coontz examines the sunrise of the Nineteen Sixties, whilst the sexual revolution had slightly started, newspapers marketed for “perky, appealing gal typists,” yet married girls have been advised to stick domestic, and husbands managed nearly each element of kinfolk lifestyles. in response to exhaustive study and interviews, and not easy either conservative and liberal myths approximately Friedan, A unusual Stirring brilliantly illuminates how a iteration of girls got here to gain that their dissatisfaction with household lifestyles didn’t replicate their own weak point yet relatively a social and political injustice.

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