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Singled out: how two million women survived without men after the First World War

Singled out: how two million women survived without men after the First World War

Nicholson, Virginia

After the First World War a generation of women who believed marriage to be their birthright discovered that there were simply not enough men left to go round. Tracing their fates, Nicholson shows how the single woman of the inter-war years had to depend on herself and, in doing so, helped change society

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: Virginia Nicholson
ISBN: 0141020628, 9780141020624
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-292) and index.
Note: Originally published: London: Viking, 2007.
Physical Description: xiv, 312 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 Social aspects Great Britain.; War widows Great Britain Social conditions 20th century.; Single women Great Britain Social conditions 20th century.; World War, 1914-1918 Women Great Britain.