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Perfect wives in ideal homes : the story of women in the 1950s

Author: Virginia Nicholson
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of women in the 1950s: a time before the Pill, when divorce spelled scandal and two-piece swimsuits caused mass alarm. This book reconstructs the real 1950s, through the eyes of those  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Nicholson
ISBN: 9780241958049 0241958040
OCLC Number: 944313455
Notes: Originally published: London: Viking, 2015.
Description: xviii, 526 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Virginia Nicholson.

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Virginia Nicholson gets us closer than we have ever been before to the complicated day-to-day reality of women's lives during that still controversial decade, the 1950s -- David Kynaston Nicholson Read more...

 
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