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1910s/1920s: Modern Women
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bindings, subordinate, pregnant, urbanization, saloon, crushing, Chinese, factories, contraception, flapper, walk, zenith, legal, Sanger, birth, traditional, consumerism, missionaries, Djakarta
19th century
traditional roles
almost all women were in                        roles
womens' role may have been just as important as mens' but from a            point of view, women were                       
lack of rights to vote
lack of rights to own property
China
foot                  were for women a mandatory custom for upper class women
from childhood                  their feet
they could not          like men
19th century some reaction against it from                          and Chinese
political rights
why in the 19th century and not in the 18th?
late 19th century: liberal ideas reaching a              in Europe and United States by 1860s/1870s
former slave movement
many people who were active for getting rights for slaves also were pro-rights for women
not just a matter of principal but to protect themselves
why in the 19th century, what's changing?
big cities,                         , construction of saloons
on a farm, a husband didn't have a              to go to, now he did, many man wrecking families, women needed to protected themselves
women wanted to ban or restrict the sale of alcohol
protect their working conditions from industrial abuse
origins of modern feminism
1910s, 1920s
emancipation
           control
in addition to political rights, they are talking more and more about emancipation
from being locked into traditional roles
they want an independent lifestyle
the right to control if they get                  and have children
Margaret              (1879-1966)
American birth control activist
nurse
popularized the term "birth control"
helped legalize                           
1916: opened the first birth control clinic
was put on trial for talking about the subject of birth control
equal opportunity
society has changed, women find themselves in new roles, they are trying to adjust the social expectation of women to match
American modern girl, i.e.               
modern girls are showing up in other countries as well
Chinese adapting Western styles in traditional                ways
cities that are bridge points of East and West, where these styles are communicated
Tokyo
Shanghai
Saigon
                
women in these places are trying out new life styles, clothing styles, and activism
modern girls are very much about                       : perfumes, cars, cigarettes, fashions
Soviet Union had campaigns in reaction against this new consumerism girl
Soviet communism promoted itself as being about womens' liberation as well, but not in the sense of liberated Western women who were very much about consumerism: perfumes, cars, cigarettes, fashions. Soviet women were liberated in the sense of being allowed to work in                    alongside their male comrades.
1914: Schizophrenic Germany
1914: The Balkan Whirlpool
1914: From Balkan Crisis to War
1914-1916: All War Plans Fail Horribly
The 1916 Missed Opportunity for Peace
WWI Pushes Warring Countries Toward Total States
Why the Allies Won World War One
Post-WWI: Filling the Void of Collapsed Empires
Post-WWI Communism vs. Anti-Communism
Post World War I: The Age of Uncertainty
1910s/1920s: Modern Women
The World of 1930
The 1930s World Crisis
1930s: The Decade of Contingency
America's Entry into World War II
WWII: Strategies for Total War
1945: Hour Zero
Post WWII: Imagining New Countries
Conflicts in Postwar Nation Building
The Two Europes That Emerged After WWII
1947 China: Undesirable Communists vs. Flawed Nationalists
Post WWII: The Age of America
Reasons for the Korean War
How WWIII was Avoided in the Korean War
1950-1952: The Cold War Comes to Main Street
1950-1954: The H-Bomb and the Nuclear Revolution
1950s: Loosening Empires and Building Confederations
The Emergence of the Third World
1958-1962: The World at the Brink
Third World Proxy Wars of the 1950s and 1960s
Managerial States and the Transnational Disruption of 1968
1970s Obstacles to Reducing Cold War Tensions
1970s Democratic Socialism Becomes a Non-Choice
1980s Political Polarization
1980s: Global Capitalism Transformed