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




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A nostalgic look at what it was like to be a housewife in the 1950s

Being 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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Overview

A nostalgic look at what it was like to be a housewife in the 1950s

Being 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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  • ISBN-13: 9780750964142
  • ISBN-10: 0750964146
  • Publisher: History Press
  • Publish Date: January 2016
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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