Singled Out: How Two Million Women Survived without Men After the First World War

Kobo ebook | June 5, 2008

byVirginia Nicholson

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In 1919 a generation of young women discovered that there were, quite simply, not enough men to go round, and the statistics confirmed it. After the 1921 Census, the press ran alarming stories of the 'Problem of the Surplus Women - Two Million who can never become Wives...'. This book is about those women, and about how they were forced, by a tragedy of historic proportions, to stop depending on men for their income, their identity and their future happiness.

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In 1919 a generation of young women discovered that there were, quite simply, not enough men to go round, and the statistics confirmed it. After the 1921 Census, the press ran alarming stories of the 'Problem of the Surplus Women - Two Million who can never become Wives...'. This book is about those women, and about how they were force...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 5, 2008Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141902108

ISBN - 13:9780141902104

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