A Strange Stirring

The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s

by Stephanie Coontz

Hardcover, 222 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Title
A Strange Stirring
Subtitle
The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s
Author
Stephanie Coontz

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Book Summary

The author of Marriage, a History chronicles the impact of Betty Friedan's landmark feminist book Feminine Mystique on stay-at-home married women of the early 1960s, who had become dissatisfied with domestic life.