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Love Sex & War: Changing Values 1939 - 45

Costello, John

ISBN 10: 0002174448 / ISBN 13: 9780002174442
Published by Collins Pub., 1985
Used Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
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.Brown cloth with gilt on spine, 384 pages + 32 plates filled with b & w photos, tight square and clean, no names, minor shelf wear at spine ends, dust jacket is in VG++ condition with faint shelf wear . "At last a woman's placed was not merely in the home. The emancipation of the 'girl back home', the prevailing feeling that 'tomorrow we may die', the loneliness and sexual hunger of thousands of servicemen abroad, the ecstatic welcome given by a city to its liberatiors - all played a part in new sexual freedom that brought in its wake, throughout Europe and the Far east, an epidemic of VD, a large number of illegitimate births and, of course, thousnads of marriages made and broken." Contents include: List of illustrations / intro / Making Love and War / Cinderella Legions / 'You're In The Army Now, Miss Jones!' / The Khaki Issue / Sentimental Bullets / Plaster Saints / Jagged Glass / Comrades in Arms / Ammunition for the Heart / A Woman's Work Was Never Done / The Girls Behind the Guys Behind the Guns / Black Propaganda and Sexpionage / The Girls They Left Behind Them / The Girls They Met 'Over There' / Oversexed, Overpaid, and Over Here! / Yielding to the Conquerors / The Seeds of Sexual Revolution / Bibliography / index. Any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a stock photo!. Bookseller Inventory # 003764

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Title: Love Sex & War: Changing Values 1939 - 45

Publisher: Collins Pub.

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus

Edition: First Edition

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