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A #1950s Housewife collects heart-warming 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. From ingenious cleaning tips, ration-book recipes and home decor inspiration, the homemaking methods of the fifties give an entertaining and poignant insight into the lives of 1950s women.

Housewife: Marriage and Homemaking in the

The Little Book of the 1950s is a fast-paced and entertaining account of life in Britain during an extraordinary decade, as we moved from post-war austerity to the swinging sixties.

The Little Book of the is a fast-paced and entertaining account of life in Britain during an extraordinary decade, as we moved from post-war austerity to the swinging sixties.

The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America

The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America

Beyond the Miracle Worker: The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller by Kim E. Nielsen

Beyond the Miracle Worker: The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller by Kim E.

The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters (Women in History): Amazon.co.uk: Anne de Courcy: 9780753812556: Books

The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters (Women in History): Amazon.co.uk: Anne de Courcy: 9780753812556: Books

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Books/Ulysses S.Ricard jr'”Creole”(Louisiana State University)

Creole: The History and Legacy of Louisiana's Free People of Color * Edited by Sybil Kein

The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington

The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington: Jennet Conant

An Uncommon Woman - The Empress Frederick: Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm  by Hannah Pakula

An Uncommon Woman - The Empress Frederick: Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm: Hannah.

The Children of Henry VIII by Henry VIII on BN.com, $13.11 Definitely on my list. I have dearly loved anything that she has written. She's one of the premier Tudor authors and historians in my opinion!

The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne.

Great War Fashion opens the woman’s wardrobe in the years before the outbreak of war to explore the real woman behind the stiff, mono-bosomed ideal of the Edwardian Society lady draped in gossamer gowns, and closes it on a new breed of women who have donned trousers and overalls to feed the nation’s guns in munitions factories.  It is a journey into the lives of the women who lived under the shadow of war and were irrevocably changed by it.

August ¦¦ Great War Fashion: Tales from the History Wardrobe by Lucy Adlington. [I've learned so much about the history of by reading about it within this context. Great book to dip in and out of].

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The Boxcar Children The Gertrude Chandler Warner Boxcar Children Museum

Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter: Alice Keppel, lover of Queen Victoria's son Edward VII and great-grandmother of Camilla Parker-Bowles, was the acceptable face of Edwardian adultery. She partnered the King for yachting at Cowes and helped him choose presents for his wife Queen Alexandra while remaining calmly married to her complaisant husband George. But for her daughter Violet, passionately in love with Vita Sackville-West, romance proved tragic and destructive.

Booktopia has Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter by Diana Souhami. Buy a discounted Paperback of Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Coal Camp Girl was my favorite book as a child

Coal Camp Girl by Lois Lenski 1959 HC Life in Coal Mine of Souther West Virginia

Between Silk and Cyanide

Hitler’S Heroine: Hanna Reitsch PDF

Hitler’S Heroine: Hanna Reitsch PDF

Heroines of SOE: F Section, Britain's Secret Women in France: Amazon.co.uk: Beryl Escott: Books

Brief accounts of all 40 female secret agents in France during WWII (background to Code Name Verity)

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