Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 August 1998

338 Pages | 7 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719044618

Bookseller Code (06)


Reconstructing Womens Wartime Lives

Discourse and subjectivity in oral histories of the Second World War

Penny Summerfield

Published by Manchester University Press

Examines the effects of the Second World War on women's sense of themselves. Using oral history it explores the interaction between cultural representations of men and women in the war, and women's own narratives of their wartime lives.