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Author Pruden, William H., III, author.

Title Gloria Steinem : a life in American history / William H. Pruden III
Published Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2021]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 233 pages)
Series Women making history
Contents Roots of Rebellion? Young Gloria and Challenges on the Home Front -- An Inquiring Mind -- Journalist, Activist, and Feminist -- To the Barricades -- The Activist Life -- Ms. Magazine -- The Personal Is Political -- The Good Fight in a Conservative Age -- An Eye on the Future
Summary "Examines the life of an improbable but undisputed leader of the Second Wave Feminist Movement--Gloria Steinem. A book in ABC-CLIO's Women Making History series, the book chronicles Steinem's life against a backdrop of the social, political, and cultural change that swept the nation and of which she was both a catalyst and a reflection. The goal of this book is to examine the life of activist and journalist Gloria Steinem and the changing America in which she lived. It doing so it seeks to demonstrate how those changes came about and the role she played in shifting American gender values"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 09, 2021)
Subject Steinem, Gloria.
Steinem, Gloria.
Feminists -- United States -- Biography.
Women journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Women political activists -- United States -- Biography.
Social conditions.
Women journalists.
Women political activists.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021008709
ISBN 1440872716