Working life in Britain : 1900-1950 / Janice Anderson.
By: Anderson, Janice.Material type: TextPublisher: London : Time Warner, 2005Description: 128 pages : illustrations, ports ; 20 x 30 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0316730351 :.Subject(s): Social change -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Social life and customsDDC classification: 941.082
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
The period between 1900 and 1950 witnessed fundamental changes in the way of life in Britain. Gradually contemporary Britain emerged from the horse drawn Victorian age and underwent many changes that were completely unthinkable for the people of the new century. simply didn't exist at the beginning of the 20th century. Women couldn't vote and few of them worked outside the home. By 1950 the Britain of the Victorians had been swept away in a tide of technology and by two terrible world wars that had engulfed Europe. contrast and extraordinary change and tell the story of an era that is now gone but not forgotten.
1. Country living -- 2. The Edwardian years -- 3. Working in World War One -- 4. The changing role of women -- 5. Taking a break -- 6. Between the wars -- 7. World War Two -- 8. A better world ahead.
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