Nancy MacLean

Nancy MacLean teaches history at Northwestern University. She is the
author of Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second Ku
Klux Klan
(Oxford) and, most recently, "Postwar Women's History: From
the 'Second Wave' to the End of the Family Wage?" in A Companion to
Post-1945 America
, edited by Roy Rosenzweig and Jean-Christophe Agnew

Rethinking the Second Wave Rethinking the Second Wave

A few years ago, an intellectual historian uncovered the story of Betty Friedan's formative years as a Popular Front journalist and activist in the 1940s.

Sep 25, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Nancy MacLean