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Author Hardy, Sheila M.

Title 1950s Housewife [electronic resource] : Marriage and Homemaking in the 1950s / Sheila Hardy.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (192 pages)
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Summary A nostalgic look at what it was like to be a housewife in the 1950sBeing a housewife in the 1950s was quite different than today. Women were expected to create a spotless home, delicious meals, and an inviting bedroom. From the perils of "courting" to the inevitable list of wedding gifts to the household tips that any self-respecting new wife should know, this book collects heartwarming 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.
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Subject Nineteen fifties.
Marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Home economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Housewives -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
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Other Form: Print version: Hardy, Sheila M. 1950s housewife. Stroud, Gloucestershire : History Press, 2012. 9780752469898 (OCoLC)ocn794814950
ISBN 9780750966924 (e-pub)
Standard No. 9780750966924

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