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Summerfield, Penny

Overview
Works: 35 works in 122 publications in 1 language and 4,844 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Other
Classifications: D810.W7, 305.42
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penny Summerfield
Women workers in the Second World War : production and patriarchy in conflict by Penny Summerfield( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second World War is often seen as a period of emancipation, because of the influx of women into paid work, and because the state took steps to relieve women of domestic work. This study challenges such a picture. The state approached the removal of women from the domestic sphere with extreme caution, in spite of the desperate need for women's labour in war work. Women's own preferences were frequently neglected or distorted in the search for a compromise between production and patriarchy. However, the enduring practices of paying women less and treating them as an inferior catego
Out of the cage : women's experiences in two world wars by Gail Braybon( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructing women's wartime lives : discourse and subjectivity in oral histories of the Second World War by Penny Summerfield( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effects of World War II on women's sense of themselves forms the basis of this exploration of the interaction between cultural representations of men and women in World War II, and women's own narratives of their wartime lives
Feminism and autobiography : texts, theories, methods by Tess Cosslett( Book )

14 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features essays by leading feminist scholars from a variety of disciplines on the latest developments in autobiographical studies. The collection is structured around the linked concepts of genre, inter-subjectivity and memory. While exemplifying the very different levels of autobiographical activity going on in feminist studies, the contributions chart a movement from autobiography as genre to autobiography as cultural practice, and from the analysis of autobiographical texts to a preoccupation with autobiography as method
Contesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War by Penny Summerfield( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering a new contribution to debates about the British home front in WWII, this book addresses the way the Home Guard has been remembered in popular culture through examination of key films, as well as TV's Dad's Army. The authors also explore the personal memories of individuals who served in the Home Guard
Women, power, and resistance : an introduction to women's studies( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technical education and the state since 1850 : historical and contemporary perspectives( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men, women and the home guard in the second world war by Penny Summerfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering a new contribution to debates about the British home front in WWII, this book addresses the way the Home Guard has been remembered in popular culture through examination of key films, as well as TV's Dad's Army. The authors also explore the personal memories of individuals who served in the Home Guard
'My dress for an army uniform' : gender instabilities in the two World Wars : an inaugural lecture delivered at the University of Lancaster on 30 April 1997 by Penny Summerfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and men in history( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural History of Modern War( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender in history( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Home Guard in Britain in the Second World War : uncertain masculinities? by Penny Summerfield( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Women and political change by Penny Summerfield( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Approaches to women and social change in the Second World War by Penny Summerfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Social movements and political action, 5th series( Recording )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Life histories by Penny Summerfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"You weren't taught that with the welding" : lessons in sexuality in the Second World War by Penny Summerfield( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The idea of race in interwar Britain : religion, entertainment and childhood experiences by Helen Maryam Rajabi( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Feminism & amp; Autobiography Texts, Theories, Methods by Tess Coslett( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features essays by leading feminist scholars from a variety of disciplines on the latest developments in autobiographical studies. The collection is structured around the concepts of genre, inter-subjectivity and memory
 
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Reconstructing women's wartime lives : discourse and subjectivity in oral histories of the Second World War
Alternative Names
Summerfield, Penelope Anne.

Summerfield, Penelope Anne, 1951-

Summerfield, Penny

Languages
English (105)

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Feminism and autobiography : texts, theories, methodsContesting home defence : men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World WarWomen, power, and resistance : an introduction to women's studiesMen, women and the home guard in the second world warFeminism & amp; Autobiography Texts, Theories, Methods