Women In The 1920s
by Pamela Horn
Drawing on family papers, contemporary publications and archive research, this book presents a vivid picture of women's lives in the 1920s. Essential reading for students of women's history and social historians.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published by Alan Sutton Publishing
(first published March 1st 2011)
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An interesting book about the lives of women of all different social levels in 1920s England. The book covers work, home life, marriage, leisure, etc. The book contains much interesting information. The author tends to dwell on the disadvantages that some women laboured under,prefering on the whole to take a pessimistic view, and in the chapter on 'Leisure and Pleasure' one senses a certain reluctance to admit that women may have got any enjoyment out of their lives. Happy women are not of much...more