Sweeping the German Nation: Domesticity and National Identity in Germany, 1870-1945
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BeschreibungThis book explores the relationship between gender roles, domesticity, and German national identity between 1870 1945.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. The habitus of domesticity; 2. Domesticity and German national character; 3. The politicization of housework; 4. Domesticity and Volksgemeinschaft; 5. Ersatz, whole grain, or homemade: Autarkic households and the four year plan; 6. Domesticity and 'Germanization' in occupied Poland.
PortraitNancy R. Reagin is professor of history and director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Pace University. She received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. She previously taught at the University of Texas, Austin. She is the author of A German Women's Movement: Class and Gender in Hanover, 1880-1933 (1995) and is co-editor of The Heimat Abroad: The Boundaries of Germanness (2005). She has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Deutscher Akademischer Austasuchdienst.
Pressestimmen'In this absorbing and informative book, the author analyzes the development of an understanding of domesticity that linked alleged qualities of housework, a private activity, to Germanness, a pubic identity.' The Historian
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2010
Seitenanzahl: 247 Seiten