The Resource In our time : memoir of a revolution, Susan Brownmiller, (electronic resource)

In our time : memoir of a revolution, Susan Brownmiller, (electronic resource)

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In our time : memoir of a revolution
Title
In our time
Title remainder
memoir of a revolution
Statement of responsibility
Susan Brownmiller
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
There once was a time when the concept of equal pay for equal work did not exist, when women of all ages were "girls," when abortion was a back-alley procedure, when there was no such thing as a rape crisis center or a shelter for battered women, when "sexual harassment" had not yet been named and defined. "If conditions are right," Susan Brownmiller says in this stunning memoir, "if the anger of enough people has reached the boiling point, the exploding passion can ignite a societal transformation." In Our Time tells the story of that transformation, as only Brownmiller can. A leading feminist activist and the author of Against Our Will, the book that changed the nation's perception of rape, she now brings the Women's Liberation movement and its passionate history vividly to life. Here is the colorful cast of characters on whose shoulders we stand--the feminist icons Betty Friedan, Kate Millett, Germaine Greer, and Gloria Steinem, and the lesser known women whose contributions to change were equally profound. And here are the landmark events of the era: the consciousness-raising groups that sprung up in people's living rooms, the mimeographed position papers that first articulated the new thinking, the abortion and rape speak-outs, the daring sit-ins, the underground newspaper collectives, and the inventive lawsuits that all played a role in the most wide-reaching revolution of the twentieth century. Here as well are Brownmiller's reflections on the feminist utopian vision, and her dramatic accounts, rendered with honesty and humor, of the movement's painful internal schisms as it struggled to give voice to the aspirarations of all women. Finally, Brownmiller addresses that most relevant question: What is the legacy of feminism today'
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Brownmiller, Susan
Dewey number
305.42/0973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1421
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brownmiller, Susan
  • Brownmiller, Susan
  • Feminism
  • Women's rights
  • Feminists
  • Social Science
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Feminism
  • Feminists
  • Women's rights
  • United States
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In our time : memoir of a revolution, Susan Brownmiller, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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ocn859846095
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780804151986
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
EB00158134
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remote
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7215A538-1858-443F-BB3D-28035F2DDC58
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(OCoLC)859846095
Label
In our time : memoir of a revolution, Susan Brownmiller, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn859846095
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780804151986
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00158134
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7215A538-1858-443F-BB3D-28035F2DDC58
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(OCoLC)859846095

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