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Swain, Ruth Freeman

Works: 5 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 3,191 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TX792, 641.853
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Publications about Ruth Freeman Swain
Publications by Ruth Freeman Swain
Most widely held works by Ruth Freeman Swain
How sweet it is (and was) : the history of candy by Ruth Freeman Swain( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
Provides a brief history of a variety of candies and chewing gum. Includes recipes for sugar paste, fudge, and taffy
Hairdo! : what we do and did to our hair by Ruth Freeman Swain( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Depicts how people have viewed, worn, and changed their hairstyles throughout history and in various cultures
Underwear : what we wear under there by Ruth Freeman Swain( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Underwear can be practical, it can be lucky, it can be just plain bizarre. And just one mention of it can make you giggle or blush. But if you really want to laugh out loud, take a step back in time and check out what people in past centuries used to cover up "down there". With uproarious illustrations this book sets out to uncover the truth behind underwear
Bedtime! by Ruth Freeman Swain( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Relates a variety of facts about beds, sleepwear, and sleeping from different cultures and periods of history, from ancient Egypt and China to the contemporary world of astronautics
English (10)
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