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The 1940s and 1950s

Author: Jennifer Ruby
Publisher: London : Batsford, 1989.
Series: Costume in context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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Drawings and text introduce the history of costume, tracing the major fashion developments of the period. Includes a glossary and a list of places to visit.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Ruby
ISBN: 0713460164 9780713460162
OCLC Number: 60031042
Description: [72] pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: A lawyer --
The lawyer's wife --
The lawyer's children --
Practical clothes --
Evacuee children --
Two soldiers --
Utility clothes --
Make do and mend --
Women in uniform --
The Women's Land Army --
A farmer and his wife --
An American GI --
Going to a dance --
Demobilization: man --
Demobilization: women --
Britain can make it --
The new look --
The post-war men's wardrobe --
Two brides --
Female fashions --
Male fashions --
Children's clothes --
Summer leisure --
An engineer and his wife --
Young fashion --
Teddy boys and rock and roll --
A day at the seaside --
A fashion model.
Series Title: Costume in context.
Responsibility: Jennifer Ruby.

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This visual history of costume covers all sections of 1940s and 1950s society in Britain. A brief text explains major fashion developments and gives the social background to change. It is designed  Read more...

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