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1950s Housewife, A : Marriage & Homemaking in the 1950s

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  • 1950s Housewife, A : Marriage & Homemaking in the 1950s 
    Title: 1950s Housewife, A : Marriage & Homemaking in the 1950s
    Author: SHEILA HARDY
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 01/12/2015
    Price: $24.99
    Publishing status: Active

    Being a housewife in the 1950s was quite a different experience to today. After the independence of the wartime years, women had to leave their jobs when they married and support their husband by creating a spotless home, delicious meals and an inviting bedroom. A 1950s Housewife collects heart-warming personal anecdotes from women who embarked on married life during this fascinating post-war period, providing a trip down memory lane for any wife or child of the 1950s.

    This book will prove an eye-opener for those who now wish they had listened when their mothers attempted to tell them stories of the 'old days', and will provide useful first-hand accounts for those with a love of all things kitsch and vintage. From ingenious cleaning tips, ration-book recipes and home decor inspiration, the homemaking methods of the fifties give an entertaining and poignant insight into the lives of 1950s women.

    ISBN: 9780750964142
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