Imagining Home: Gender, Race And National Identity, 1945-1964

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1998-03-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This study critically explores the lives of women in Britain during the immediate postwar period 1945-64, and re-examines the current conception of the 1950s as a nadir for women - when the values of domesticity and motherhood were paramount.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Homecomingsp. 1
Unbelongingsp. 25
Home and colonialismp. 45
This new Englandp. 67
Good homesp. 91
Home and workp. 129
Domestic identitiesp. 149
Epiloguep. 183
Notesp. 187
Bibliographyp. 217
Indexp. 235
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