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Motherhood, race and the state in the twentieth century

Motherhood, race and the state in the twentieth century

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue.

Statementissue editor: Leonore Davidoff.
SeriesGender & history -- vol.4 (3)
ContributionsDavidoff, Leonore.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20699360M

Essays and criticism on Feminism in Literature - Women in the Early to Midth Century (). The "Color Line" Today. IN , W.E.B. Du Bois wrote that "the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line- the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea." Forty years later Gunnar Myrdal characterized the race problem in the United States as a great.


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