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Townsend, Colin & Eileen.
War Wives: a Second World War Anthology
(Leisure Circle, Grafton Books, 1989). Hardback. Very good in slightly marked dustwrapper. xvi + 297pp. Order No. NSBK-C4844
Keywords: 0246133880, war, Second World War, World War II, people, class, Britain, British, England, English, history, women's history, wives, wife, marriage, marriages, weddings, wedding, oral history, domesticity, housewives, home front
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Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, and Roger Leech.
Early Industrial Housing: the Trinity Area of Frome
(HMSO, 1981). Supplementary Series. Paperback. Covers lightly rubbed, otherwise very good. viii + 44pp. Order No. NSBK-A7705
Keywords: 0117009075, Frome, Trinity Area, industrial housing, housing, houses, social history, architecture, architectural, buildings, homes, surveys, plans, streets, neighbourhood, town planning, regional studies, Britain, British, England, English, Somerset, urban, urbanisation, urban development, growth, 18th century, eighteenth century
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Walvin, James.
English Urban Life, 1776-1851:
(Hutchinson, 1984). Paperback. Covers slightly browned, otherwise good. vii + 216pp. Order No. NSBK-A7558
Keywords: 0091561515, James Walvin, England, English, history, Britain, British, towns, cities, city, urban, metropolitan, metropolis, population, demographic, demography, housing, homes, houses, streets, machinery, social class, classes, poverty, urbanisation, urbanization, poor, public order, law enforcement
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Allen, Oliver E.
Decorating with Plants:
(Time-life Books, rpt., 1988). Paperback. Very good. 158pp. Order No. NSBK-A12263
Keywords: 0705405753, plants, flowers, gardening, gardeners, horticulture, horticulturalists, home decor, decoration, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, twentieth century, 20th
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(Portrayer Publishers, 2004 facsimile of 1918 text). Clementina Black (1854 - 1922) was a campaigner committed to improving the plight of working women. In this work of 1918, she urges a reorganisation of household duties, in order to free women from domestic drudgery. In her utopian vision of 'co-operative housekeeping', women would be released from the wasted effort of housework and made available for the labour market, which was now so very depleted of men after the Great War. She criticises the 'stupidity' of 'labour-making houses', and questions the continuing validity of the employment of domestic servants in the modern age. Her solution is to propose the formation of 'domestic federations'. These would represent committees of householders who would collectively manage their domestic arrangements in a centre 'fitted up with store places, kitchens, dining-rooms, offices, and lodgings for a nucleus of resident servants'. Examples of material included: women employed in housekeeping; changes in domestic standards; why not be servantless?; the distaste for domestic service; labour-making houses; domestic federations; reconstructed domestic service; the motor as emancipator; waste of labour; women who do domestic work without aptitude or satisfaction; service of women needed by the country. Paperback. New book, fine. x + 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C7548
Keywords: 0954476123, Great War, First World War, World War I, social history, class, middle classes, middle class, domesticity, servants, domestic servants, maid, maids, housemaids, housekeeping, Clementina Black, labour-making houses, homes, houses, domestic service, twentieth century, interwar, inter-war, inter war, Homes for Heroes, housing, domestic standards, etiquette, women, domestic work, labour, working women, women's history, chores, co-operative housekeeping, domestic federations, cooperative housekeeping, co-operatives, co-operation, cooperation, Women's Industrial Council, labour-saving, labour market, labor, labour shortage, housework, utopianism, utopian, Portrayer, Portrayer Publishers, Portrayer reprints, Portrayer facsimiles, new titles
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Creighton, John.
Cheshire: a Portrait in Words and Pictures
(Sigma Press, 1987). Paperback. Good. 156pp. Order No. NSBK-A14071
Keywords: 1850580928, Cheshire, illustrations, photographs, history, towns, mills, stately homes
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Goodman, Philomena.
Women, Sexuality and War:
(Palgrave, 2002). Hardback. With newspaper reviews pasted to front endpapers, a little rubbing to dustwrapper, otherwise very good+. xii + 180pp. Order No. NSBK-C4987
Keywords: 0333760867, war, women, woman, sex, sexuality, history, femininity, morals, social history, World War II, Second World War, morale, Home Front, British, Britain, England, English, gender roles, female identity, social relations, gender relations, separate spheres, public, private, services, wartime, Mass Observation, patriotism, conscription, Women's Land Army, WLA, Women's Royal Air Force, WRAF, Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service, ATS, Women's Auxiliary Airforce, WAAF, Women's Voluntary Services, WVS, war effort
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Horsfield, Margaret.
Biting the Dust: The Joys of Housework
(Fourth Estate, 1998). Paperback. Fading to spine, light edge-wear, otherwise very good. xi + 292pp. Order No. NSBK-C6189
Keywords: 1857026756, domestic, domesticity, women and work, women's work, woman, women's history, housewives, housewife, housewifery, homemaking, homemaker, houses, home, household, chores, housemaids, Mrs Beeton, cleanliness, cleaning, Hannah Cullwick, Cleanliness Institute, cleaners, flappers, dusting
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Hobhouse, Emily.
The Brunt of War and Where it Fell:
(Portrayer Publishers, 2007 facsimile of the 1902 edition). A facsimile edition of a very scarce book. Complete with a map and all illustrations. Hardback. Fine - in perfect condition - in blue cloth. xvi + 357pp. Order No. NSBK-C13227
Keywords: 0954476131, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, autobiography, autobiographies, autobiographical, life history, life histories, lives, life, memoirs, self history, self histories, women writers, women's writing, woman writer, females, feminine, writers, authors, authoresses, Boer War, Boers, South Africa, Africa, African, wars, South African War, warfare, twentieth century, 20th, century, Emily Hobhouse, camps, war camp, war camps, concentration camps, camp, POW, prisoners of war, enemy, enemies, soldiers, soldier, Cape, Cape Colony, children, child, Chamberlain, homes, housing, deprivation, starvation, Britain, British, England, English, troop, troops, battle, battles, battallions, propaganda, battallion, living conditions, Southern Africa, Southern African, Afrikaan, Afrikaans, Veld, scorched earth policy, charity, philanthropy, Portrayer Publishers
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(W. Collins, 1st edition, 1918). Rare first edition copy of this ground-breaking work. For the collector. Women employed in housekeeping; changes in domestic standards; why not be servantless?; the distaste for domestic service; labour-making houses; domestic federations; reconstructed domestic service; the motor as emancipator; waste of labour; women who do domestic work without aptitude or satisfaction; service of women needed by the country. Clementina Black urges a reorganisation of household duties, in order to free women from domestic drudgery. In her utopian vision of 'co-operative housekeeping', women would be released from the wasted effort of housework and made available for the labour market, which was now so very depleted of men after the Great War. She criticises the 'stupidity' of 'labour-making houses', and questions the continuing validity of the employment of domestic servants in the modern age. Her solution is to propose the formation of 'domestic federations'. These would represent committees of householders who would collectively manage their domestic arrangements in a centre 'fitted up with store places, kitchens, dining-rooms, offices, and lodgings for a nucleus of resident servants'. Hardback. Original cloth covered in small dark and white blotches, corners worn and spine split, text firm. A good working copy only. 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C4960
Keywords: Great War, First World War, World War I, social history, class, middle classes, middle class, domesticity, servants, domestic servants, maid, maids, housemaids, housekeeping, Clementina Black, labour-making houses, homes, houses, domestic service, twentieth century, interwar, inter-war, inter war, Homes for Heroes, housing, domestic standards, etiquette, women, domestic work, labour, working women, women's history, chores, co-operative housekeeping, domestic federations, cooperative housekeeping, co-operatives, co-operation, cooperation, Women's Industrial Council, labour-saving, labour market, labor, labour shortage, housework, utopianism, utopian, stored with antiquarian
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