What Difference Does a Husband Make?: Women and Marital Status in Nazi and Postwar Germany

@inproceedings{Heineman1999WhatDD,
  title={What Difference Does a Husband Make?: Women and Marital Status in Nazi and Postwar Germany},
  author={E. Heineman},
  year={1999}
}
  • E. Heineman
  • Published 1999
  • History, Political Science
  • In October 1946, seven million more women than men lived in occupied Germany. In this study of unwed, divorced, widowed and married women at work and at home across three political regimes, the author traces the transitions from early National Socialism through the war and on to the consolidation of democracy in the West and communism in the East. The study argues that marital status can define women's position and experience as surely as race, gender, sexual orientation and class. It finds… CONTINUE READING
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