The Home-Front War: World War II and American Society

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William C. Beyer teaches American Studies and serves as Coordinator of the Premajor Advising Service at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of numerous articles on Louis Adamic and midwestern literary culture in the early twentieth century.

Roger Daniels is the Charles Phelps Taft Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati. He is among the nation's foremost historians of immigration and was one of the first scholars to examine carefully the history of the Japanese- American internment during the war. His most recent work on that subject is Prisoners Without Trial.

Nancy Felice Gabin is an Associate Professor at Purdue University where she also directs the graduate program in history. In the past decade, she has published articles that focus on various aspects of the experiences of modern America's working women. In 1991, The Politics of Gender was published by Cornell University Press.

Maureen Honey is Professor of American Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She has published widely on women in twentieth century America, including her ground-breaking book, Creating Rosie the Riveter. Her most recent study is Breaking the Ties that Bind.

Clayton R. Koppes has held the Irvin E. Houck Professorship in the Humanities at Oberlin College since 1986. He has published extensively on modern American culture and society, with interests ranging from Hollywood to environmental history. In 1988, he co-authored Hollywood Goes to War.

John Modell is Professor of History at Carnegie-Mellon University. Professor Modell has published an extensive number of articles and books about modern American society, with his subjects ranging from men in the military to Japanese


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