Looking for Clark Gable and Other 20th-Century Pursuits: Collected Writings

Looking for Clark Gable and Other 20th-Century Pursuits: Collected Writings MOBI ISBN 0817308342 Á Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton
  • Looking for Clark Gable and Other 20th-Century Pursuits: Collected Writings
  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton
  • English
  • 22 August 2018
  • 0817308342

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Á B5F á Ô Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton MOBI ↠´ Looking for Clark Gable and Other 20th-Century Pursuits: Collected Writings 38B Reared amid liberal intellectuals and writers in Birmingham, Alabama, during the Great Depression, the author anticipated that, like her Wellesley educated mother, her destiny would b amid liberal intellectuals and writers in Birmingham, Alabama, during the Great Depression, the author anticipated that, like her Wellesley educated mother, her destiny would be that of full time wife and homemaker Instead, World War II afforded her the opportunity to become a girl reporter, a career hitherto closed to all but a few women Her journalistic beat included not only Alabama but also Washington, DC the nation s nerve center At war s end, instead of retiring as did most middle Ô Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton MOBI ↠´ Looking for Clark Gable and Other 20th-Century Pursuits: Collected Writings class women, she continued her journalistic career and then successfully moved into another male fiefdom the American professorateHamilton, in commentary interspersed throughout this collection of her essays and news stories, reflects on the major changes that have taken place in her native South during the course of the th century a rural region becoming urbanized, Democrats emerging openly as Republicans, legal segregation giving way to educational and political segregation, and the virtual disappearance of white southern liberalismOn a personal level, Hamilton notes social s of the early and mid th century that have become seriously endangered or have vanished from the American scene virginal brides, lifelong marriages, serious reading, daily newspapers, train travel, and family pilgrimages to historic sitesVirginia Van der Veer Hamilton is Professor of History Emerita from the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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