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Author Friedman, Barbara G., 1963-
Title From the battlefront to the bridal suite : media coverage of British war brides, 1942-1946 / Barbara G. Friedman.
Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2007]

Author Friedman, Barbara G., 1963-
Subject War brides -- Press coverage -- United States.
War brides -- Press coverage -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Press coverage.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (x, 154 pages)
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Summary "Friedman reexamines the stories surrounding the influx of British war brides brought back to the United States by American GIs after WWII with a focus on media representations of sexuality and marriage in wartime, showing how mass media interpretations turned from public suspicion of war brides to popular acceptance"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-146) and index.
Contents The British war brides -- Morality, marriage, and British hospitality -- Can she be trusted? The war bride in armed services publications -- In newspapers, waiting wives and pioneers -- In magazines, "American husbands are A1" -- Wedding bells in a war circle.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826265760 (electronic bk.)
0826265766 (electronic bk.)
9780826217189 (alk. paper)
0826217184 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 184917606
Additional Format Print version: Friedman, Barbara G., 1963- From the battlefront to the bridal suite. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007 9780826217189 0826217184 (DLC) 2006037070 (OCoLC)76167271