Just who were the wives that are‘perfect of the 1950s? Had been they the drably dressed ladies nevertheless queuing for meals as much as a ten years following the 2nd World War had ended? Or had been they females that are sprightly looking frilly pinnies, manically waving a feather duster and serving up ‘delicious’ dishes with their husbands?
After her probes in to the everyday lives of females following the World that is first War their functions within the 2nd, Virginia Nicholson moves ahead into ten years which includes just recently started to have the attention it deserves. Sandwiched amongst the privations and sacrifices for the 1940s while the affluent excesses regarding the ‘swinging sixties’, the fifties have traditionally been regarded as a dull ten years, when Britain was struggling to reconstruct a devastated and shabby nation and ‘face the future’, into the words associated with Labour Party’s 1945 election motto. Continue reading The Story of females in the 1950s