A History of the Family in Twentieth-Century England
By (author) Mary Abbott
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Family Affairs by Mary Abbott
Book DescriptionThe decades between the close of World War I and the end of the Thatcher era have changed and challenged family life in England dramatically. The Depression and World War II shifted priorities and behaviour, as did the Welfare State, the Pill and Women's Lib later on. What threatened a family's respectability in the 1920s is often commonplace today - abortion, contraception, the single parent family, or gay relationships. Family Affairs explores the secret life of English families from 1920 to 1990. Mary Abbott takes the reader into her subjects' homes and hearts and provokes readers to reflect on families past and speculate on families future. A product of intense original research of primary and secondary sources, this volume is a useful contribution to the history of the family.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415145879
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Exploring the secret life of English families from 1920 to 1990, Mary Abbott takes the reader into her subjects' homes and hearts and provokes us to reflect on families past and speculate on families future.
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