A 1950s Housewife : Marriage and Homemaking in the 1950s, Paperback Book

A 1950s Housewife : Marriage and Homemaking in the 1950s Paperback

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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.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, 10 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9780750964142

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