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British policies and methods in employing women in wartime

Janet Montgomery Hooks

British policies and methods in employing women in wartime

by Janet Montgomery Hooks

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Great Britain.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: United States Department of Labor. Frances Perkins, secretary. Women"s Bureau. Mary Anderson, director.

      Statementby Janet M. Hooks ...
      SeriesBulletin (United States. Women"s Bureau), no. 200
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6093 .A35 no. 200
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 44 p. incl. illus. (map) tables, diagrs.
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL262039M
      LC Control Numberl 44000114
      OCLC/WorldCa29018127

        : Women in Britain Since Women, Family, Work and the State in the Post-War Years (Making Contemporary Britain) (): Lewis, Jane: BooksReviews: 2. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website.

      British women took on jobs in munitions factories, drove ambulances, helped to keep the fledgling Royal Air Force in the sky and gave succor to wounded soldiers, both at home and on the battlefield. Here below, bygonely has compiled a list of historic photos that show British women at work During World War I.   Women and the First World War by Susan Grayzel. This textbook from Longman covers far more of the world than is usual, examining the role women played in the war—and the role the war played on women—in Europe, North America, Asia, Australasia, and Africa, although Europe and non-European English speaking countries content is largely .

        Demons of depravity: the Japanese Gestapo IT is hard to believe that any organisation in recent history could be more feared, more loathed, more reviled, more insidiously evil than the Gestapo. Women were urged by organized propaganda campaigns to practice helping the economy by carrying groceries instead of using the car to preserve tire rubber for the war effort, to grow more of their family food in victory gardens, to sew and repair clothing rather than buying new clothes, raise money and contribute to war bonds, and give.


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British policies and methods in employing women in wartime. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Online version: Hooks, Janet M. (Janet Montgomery). British policies and methods in employing women in wartime (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.

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