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Desperate Housewives, Neuroses and the Domestic Environment, 1945-1970

Author: Ali Haggett
Series: Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine.
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Although the figure of the?desperate housewife? is familiar to us, Haggett suggests that many women in the 1950s and?60s led satisfying lives and that gender roles, while very different, were often seen as equal.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haggett, Ali.
Desperate Housewives, Neuroses and the Domestic Environment, 1945?1970.
London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Haggett
ISBN: 9781848933118 1848933118 9781283850339 1283850338
OCLC Number: 899735471
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 09 Dec 2014).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Figures; Introduction; 1. Reflections on The Desperate Housewife; 2. The Art of Marriage; 3. The Housewife's Day; 4. Lightening Troubled Minds; 5. Not Something You Talk About; 6. For Ladies in Distress; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Works Cited; Index.
Series Title: Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine.
Other Titles: Desperate Housewives, Neuroses & the Domestic Environment, 1945-1970
Responsibility: Ali Haggett.
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