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Title: O pionierkach w dyplomacji amerykańskiej i Ruth Bryan Owen – pierwszej Madame Poseł USA


Parafianowicz, Halina (1953– )

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Dzieje Najnowsze : [kwartalnik poświęcony historii XX wieku] R. 50 z. 3 (2018)


Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences


Instytut Historii Polskiej Akademii Nauk

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p. 161-184 ; Summary in Polish and English ; Projects co-financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education ; 23 cm

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The main aim of the article is to presents efforts of American women seeking employment in the U.S. foreign service after the First World War. Their attempts and endeavours to break through tradition and prejudices resulted in the 1920s to the employment of first women in the American diplomacy, despite hindrances and resistance of the governmental milieus. Ruth Bryan Owen, appointed in 1933 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt as minister plenipotentiary to Denmark, went down in history as the first American female head of American foreign post.


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Dzieje Najnowsze : [kwartalnik poświęcony historii XX wieku]





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