Secondhand. Good condition. Ex library book with stamp on inside page. Significant curling to top back cover corner. Please see images. Book is clean and binding is very good.
The start of World War II changed women’s lives and their place in Australian society forever. Thousands of women ventured where few had gone before – into the services and workplaces previously considered the sole preserve of men.
Revealing poignant and personal conversations, photographs and letters from over 300 remarkable women, Between the Dances is a testament to real-life during World War II.
From Asia to Australia, Malta to the Middle East and New Zealand to the UK, the challenges and adventures faced by these women were unprecedented. Their passion, courage, resilience and commitment during wartime were all a precursor to the astonishing changes brought about by this incredible generation.
Serving their country as nurses, farmhands, munitions workers or members of the defence forces, these fascinating stories expose their struggle with gender stereotypes, the difficult release of social liberties and the dawning of new opportunities for all Australian women.