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A 1950s Housewife : Marriage and Homemaking in the 1950s
by Sheila Hardy


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A nostalgic, funny look at what it was really like to be a 1950s housewife through the stories of those who were

Being a housewife in the 1950s was quite a different experiencefrom today. After the independence of the wartime years, women now had to leave their jobs when they married and support their husband by creating a spotless home, delicious meals, and an inviting bedroom.  Read more...


 
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Overview

A nostalgic, funny look at what it was really like to be a 1950s housewife through the stories of those who were

Being a housewife in the 1950s was quite a different experiencefrom today. After the independence of the wartime years, women now had to leave their jobs when they married and support their husband by creating a spotless home, delicious meals, and an inviting bedroom. From ingenious cleaning tips andration-book recipes tohome decor inspiration, the homemaking methods of the 1950s that are collected heregive an entertaining and poignant insight into the lives of 1950s women.This bookalsooffers heartwarming personal anecdotes from women who embarked on married life during this fascinating postwar period, providing a trip down memory lane for any wife or child of the 1950s."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780752469898
  • ISBN-10: 0752469894
  • Publisher: History Press
  • Publish Date: January 2013
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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