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Bachelor Girl epub

by Betsy Israel


Bachelor Girl epub

ISBN: 0965590534

ISBN13: 978-0965590532

Author: Betsy Israel

Category: History

Subcategory: Americas

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers; 2nd printing edition (2002)

ePUB book: 1584 kb

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Author: Betsy Israel. In this lively and colorful book of popular history, journalist Betsy Israel shines a light on the old stereotypes that have stigmatized single women for years and celebrates their resourceful sense of spirit, enterprise, and unlimited success in a world where it is no longer unusual or unlikely to be unwed. Drawing extensively on primary sources, including private journals, newspaper stories, magazine articles, advertisements, films, and other materials from popular media, Israel paints remarkably vivid portraits of single women-and the way they were the decades.

Betsy Israel deconstructs all the old ‘single girl’ stereotypes, providing us with a fresh, perceptive point of view and elevating the bachelor girl to her rightful place in modern American social history-and it’s about time. Susan Seidelman, director, Sex and the City and Desperately Seeking Susan. Betsy Israel salutes single womanhood from the last century’s spinsters to the career gals of today. What a read! At long last, a book that really tells it like it is. I loved it! -Liz Smith.

In Bachelor Girl, Betsy Israel reconstructs the single American girl in all her manifestations - suspicious early factory worker, bohemian, rule smashing flapper, 1970s mace toting single woman afraid of being raped or killed on her way home each night, 1980s ice queen - using popular legend, newspaper clippings written by hysterical men afraid of new female independence, copious.

This new girl, known once again as the bachelor girl or the bachelorette, had grown up, according to the Saturday Evening Post (1912) permeated in the modern world

This new girl, known once again as the bachelor girl or the bachelorette, had grown up, according to the Saturday Evening Post (1912) permeated in the modern world. During the years 1910 to 1913, six states voted in favor of a women’s suffrage amendment. Advertisements, popular novels, quick-change fashion trends-all had been present from the start of her conscious life. Our new bachelor girl wore looser-fitting skirts that allowed her to bicycle everywhere. Some had been on aeroplanes, and others boasted that they’d made cross-continental phone calls.

Bachelor Girl" is an exhaustive history of single women beginning in the mid-19th century to present day (although . I had no idea the lives of single women back then were so interesting

Bachelor Girl" is an exhaustive history of single women beginning in the mid-19th century to present day (although the author spends a lot more time on the first half of the 20th century). I had no idea the lives of single women back then were so interesting. Betsy Israel discusses their jobs/careers, how they lived, and how they affected American culture. The title, though, is a bit misleading-the bulk of the book deals with how the media and society viewed single women through the ages, not on their "secret lives

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In this lively and colorful book of popular history, journalist Betsy Israel shines a light on the old stereotypes that have stigmatized single women . Bachelor Girl : 100 Years of Breaking the Rules-A Social History of Living Single.

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