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Cupcakes and kalashnikovs : 100 years of the best journalism by women / edited by Eleanor Mills with Kira Cochrane.

London : Constable, 2012.

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  • Title:
    Cupcakes and kalashnikovs : 100 years of the best journalism by women / edited by Eleanor Mills with Kira Cochrane.
  • Contributor: Eleanor Mills 1970- editor.;
    Kira Cochrane editor.
  • Other Titles: Variant Title: 100 years of the best journalism by women
    Variant Title: One hundred years of the best journalism by women
  • Subjects: Journalism -- History -- 20th century; Women journalists -- United States; Women journalists -- Great Britain; Journalism; Women journalists; Journalistiek; Vrouwen; Great Britain; United States; History;
    Dewey: 820.809287
  • Publication Details: London : Constable, 2012.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Introduction / 'The promoters of the war mania' / Report from the Spanish Civil War / On surviving the London blitz / 'Dachau' / On the American invasion of Inchon, Korea / 'Report from Vietnam : I. : the home program' / 'Mountainsides of hell' / 'Regarding the torture of others' / 'The rebel on the hearth' / 'Mother-worship' / 'Forty -- when the baby was born' / 'I sing while I cook' / 'My day' / 'Letter writing in wartime' / 'Learning to be a widow' / 'Notes from a maternity ward' / 'Before I say goodbye' / 'AmandaBright@home' / 'My brave, wounded new world' /
    Contents: 'Thank God I let my baby live' / 'Ten days in a madhouse' / 'The war in Passaic' / 'That summer I left childhood was white' / 'The English aristocracy' / 'A Watergate diary' / 'The right to life : what can the white man...say to the black woman?' / Report on the fall of the Berlin Wall / 'Hillary's husband re-elected : the Clinton marriage of politics and power' / 'Nickel-and-dimed : on (not) getting by in America' / 'Putting her best face on a murky business' / 'Everybody wins, and all must have prizes' / 'The Arafat I knew' / 'How it feels to be forcibly fed' / 'Human suffrage' / 'Should married women work?' /
    Contents: 'Woman talking to men' / 'The bitch manifesto' / 'Why I want a wife' / 'The women at Houston' / 'The post-feminist woman -- is she perhaps more oppressed than ever?' / 'The feminine mystique' / 'Sex and the sisters' / 'My double life : Kalashnikovs and cupcakes' / 'Justice at night' / On the Nuremburg trials / 'Torture in Chile' / 'Trouble in the Boys' Club' / 'Can I get a witness?' / 'On the murder of James Bulger' / 'Holly and Jessica -- we'll never know' / 'They don't see it as rape : they just see it as pleasure for them' / 'The social aspects of birth control' / Interview : Tallulah Bankhead / 'On self-respect' /
    Contents: 'Sluts I' / 'Feminists and the right to be ugly' / 'If this is sex, I'm glad I'm English' / 'Fat is ugly' / 'Fabulously fat' / 'Bridget Jones's diary' / 'Through the pain barrier' / 'What became of the flappers?' / 'Poor, immortal Isadora' / 'Jacqueline Kennedy' / 'The iron butterfly : Helen Gurley Brown' / 'Georgia O'Keeffe' / 'Diana Regina' / 'Net prophet' / 'You know, I'm not everybody's cup of tea!' / 'Slimeballs always hate a strong woman' /
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781780337074 (EPUB); ISBN 1780337078 (EPUB); BNB GBB736664; System number: 016915904
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (160 pages).

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