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    Beauty and Cosmetics 1550 to 1950

    Downing,Sarah Jane
    (10131839)

    The source of tremendous power and the focus of incredible devotion, throughout history notions of beauty have been integral to social life and culture. Each age has had its own standards: a gleaming white brow during the Renaissance, the black...

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    More than Munitions - Women, Work and the...

    Clare Wightman
    (9569236)

    Clare Wightman explores the key issue of gender in explaining the experience of men and women at work. She uses women'apos;s employment in the engineering industries between 1900 and 1950 to confront many of the contentious debates in women'apos;s...

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    Hollywood Divided - The 1950 Screen Directors...

    Kevin Brianton
    (9796279)

    On October 22, 1950, the Screen Directors Guild (SDG) gathered for a meeting at the opulent Beverly Hills Hotel. Among the group'apos;s leaders were some of the most powerful men in Hollywood -- John Ford, Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, John...

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    The 1950s American Home

    Boucher,Diane
    (10131883)

    Modern living began with the homes of the 1950s. Casting aside the privations of the Second World War, American architects embraced the must-have mod-cons: they wrapped fitted kitchens around fridges, washing machines, dishwashers and electric ovens,...

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    Inúteis e perigosos no Diário da Noite: São...

    Romero,Mariza
    (8314970)

    Interessada em mapear a relação entre o jornal Diário da Noite e as camadas populares às quais ele se dirigia, Mariza Romero debruçou-se sobre centenas de edições do jornal na década que antecedeu o golpe militar de 1964. Na análise de...

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    Rotherham Murders - A Half-Century of Serious...

    Drinkall,Margaret
    (5179057)

    Set in a social backdrop of recovery from two world wars, Margaret Drinkall's Rotherham Murders concentrates on killings that took place in and around the town during the first fifty years of the twentieth century. Most of her cases have not been...

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    Postcard America - Curt Teich and the Imaging...

    Meikle,Jeffrey L.
    (9681202)

    From the Great Depression through the early postwar years, any postcard sent in America was more than likely a 'linen' card. Colorized in vivid, often exaggerated hues and printed on card stock embossed with a linen-like texture, linen postcards...

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    1950s Childhood - Growing up in post-war...

    Shepherd,John
    (10131892)

    Children of the 1950s have much to look back on with fondness: Muffin the Mule, Andy Pandy, and Dennis the Menace became part of the family for many, while for others the freedom of the riverbank or railway platform was a haven away from the watchful...

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    US Army Forces in the Korean War 1950-53

    Donald Boose
    (10130268)

    When North Korea attacked the South on June 25, 1950, United States forces in East Asia were under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, whose largest ground force was Eighth US Army. This army fought a tenacious defense of South Korea,...

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    Swinging City - A Cultural Geography of...

    Simon Rycroft
    (9486375)

    This book works with two contrasting imaginings of 1960s London: the one of the excess and comic vacuousness of Swinging London, the other of the radical and experimental cultural politics generated by the city's counterculture. The connections...

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    Women and Work Culture - Britain c.1850-1950

    Jackson, Louise A.
    (10197115)

    Women's work has proved to be an important and lively subject of debate for historians. An earlier focus on the pay, conditions and occupational opportunities of predominantly blue-collar working-class women has now been joined by an interest in...

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    Corruption in Urban Politics and Society,...

    Smith, John
    (10245381)

    Despite much recent interest in the area of urban governance, little work has been done on the changing ethical standards of urban leaderships, 'governing' institutions or the policing of public life. Yet the issue of ethical standards in public life...

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    Corruption in Urban Politics and Society,...

    Smith, John
    (10245379)

    Despite much recent interest in the area of urban governance, little work has been done on the changing ethical standards of urban leaderships, 'governing' institutions or the policing of public life. Yet the issue of ethical standards in public life...

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    History of Japanese Policies in Education Aid...

    Takao Kamibeppu
    (10249434)

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    Contested Terrain - African American Women...

    Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons
    (9568772)

    This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century.

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    Women'apos;s Voices in Ireland - Women'apos;s...

    Clear,Caitriona
    (9522985)

    Women'apos;s Voices in Ireland examines the letters and problems sent in by women to two Irish women'apos;s magazines in the 1950s and 60s, discussing them within their wider social and historical context. In doing so, it provides a unique insight...

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    Gendering the Settler State - White Women,...

    Kate Law
    (10243678)

    White women cut an ambivalent figure in the transnational history of the British Empire. They tend to be remembered as malicious harridans personifying the worst excesses of colonialism, as vacuous fusspots, whose lives were punctuated by a series of...

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    RAF in Camera - 1950s

    Wilson,Keith
    (9465071)

    This photographic record of the RAF during the 1950s looks set to appear widely. Featuring varied and dynamic visual representation throughout, the events of this important decade are enlivened to great effect. ??The 1950s was a pivotal decade in...

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    Consumerism on TV - Popular Media from the...

    Alison Hulme
    (9484477)

    Presenting case studies of well-known shows including Will and Grace, Birds of a Feather, Sex and the City and Absolutely Fabulous, as well as 'reality' television, this book examines the transformations that have occurred in consumer society since...

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    A 1950s Childhood in Pictures

    Feeney,Paul
    (8621672)

    Do you remember Pathé News? Taking the train to the seaside? The purple stains of iodine on the knees of boys in short trousers? Knitted bathing costumes? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1950. To the young people of today, the 1950s...

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    Fashion in the 1950s

    Daniel Milford-Cottam
    (10131619)

    More than a footnote to the Second World War, or a foreword to the youth-obsessed exhilaration of the Sixties, the Fifties was a thrilling decade devoted to newness and freshness. The British people, rebuilding their lives and wardrobes, demanded...

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    Durham Mining Disasters - c1700-1950s

    Anderson,Maureen; Keegan,Kevin
    (9693202)

    It is now over half a century since the last coalmining disaster to affect the lives and families of people living and working on what became known as the Great Northern Coalfield. This was the first area of Britain where mining developed on a large...

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    Hollywood Divided - The 1950 Screen Directors...

    Kevin Brianton
    (9606026)

    On October 22, 1950, the Screen Directors Guild (SDG) gathered for a meeting at the opulent Beverly Hills Hotel. Among the group'apos;s leaders were some of the most powerful men in Hollywood -- John Ford, Cecil B. DeMille, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, John...

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    Economic Policy in Iraq, 1932-1950

    Sassoon, Joseph
    (9663540)

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    Post-War Borneo, 1945-1950 - Nationalism,...

    Ooi,Keat Gin
    (4910062)

    This book examines Borneo, both British Borneo - Brunei, Sarawak and North Borneo - and Dutch Borneo in the period 1945-1950. Borneo then was at the crossroads. Following the Japanese Occupation, the likely future status of the various Bornean...

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    It'apos;s Now or Never - A saga set in 1950s...

    Francis,June
    (9824116)

    Liverpool, 1955. Actress Dorothy Wilson is offered her first major part in a feature film. But her boyfriend Sam wants her to settle down and start a family. Meanwhile, Lynne Donegan is bringing up her daughter on her own, eking out a meagre living...

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    Alabaster Cities - Urban U.S. since 1950

    John Short
    (9805802)

    With keen insight and exhaustive research John Rennie Short narrates the story of urban America from 1950 to the present, revealing a compelling portrait of urban transformation. Short chronicles the steady rise of urbanization, the increasing...

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    Gender and Medicine in Ireland 1700-1950

    Margaret Preston
    (9642815)

    The essays in this collection examine the intersections between gender, medicine, and conventional economic, political, and social histories in Ireland between 1700 and 1950. Gathering many of the top voices in Irish studies and the history of...

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    The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the...

    Romer,Patrick; CTI Reviews
    (3820735)

    Facts101 is your complete guide to The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950. In this book, you will learn topics such as Music Videos: Media of the Youth, by the Youth, for the Youth, It Matters What Young People Watch: Health...

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    Harlem - People, Power and Politics 1900-1950

    Roi Ottley
    (9803056)

    This book was originally published in 1943 with the title "New World A-Coming: Inside Black America."  Roi Ottley won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Non-Fiction in 1944 for "New World A-Coming: Inside Black America."An Excerpt from the review of...

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    NATO before the Korean War - April 1949 -...

    Kaplan,Lawrence S.
    (9825204)

    Conventional wisdom has the Korean War putting the 'O' in NATO. Prior to that time, from the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty on April 4, 1949, to the North Korean invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950, the Treaty allies were just going...

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    Spinning the Dream - Assimilation in...

    Anna Haebich
    (9810312)

    In Spinning the Dream, multi-award-winning historian Anna Haebich re-evaluates the experience of Assimilation in Australia, providing a meticulously researched and masterfully written assessment of its implications for Australia's Indigenous and...

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    Telegraph Messenger Boys - Labor,...

    Downey,Gregory J.
    (9684551)

    InTelegraph Messenger Boys Gregory J. Downey provides an entirely new perspective on the telegraph system: a communications network that revolutionized human perceptions of time and space. The book goes beyond the advent of the telegraphy and tells a...

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    The Urban Social History of the Middle East,...

    Sluglett,Peter
    (9805778)

    The authors effectively define and map out urban social history in the Middle East from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, affording us a foundational volume that enriches our understanding of society in the late Ottoman and colonial periods.

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    British Power and International Relations...

    Turner,Michael J.
    (9477412)

    This is an integrated international history that pays special attention to Britain's role and status. It contributes to the ongoing debate about Britain's 'decline' as a great power, and suggests that despite some retreats and compromises, Britain...

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    Bibliography of the Works of Eugene F. Rice,...

    Rice,Louise
    (3006379)

    Originally published in Renaissance Society and Culture: Essays in Honor of Eugene F. Rice, Jr., edited by John Monfasani and Ronald G. Musto (New York: Italica Press, 1991).

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    The American Civil Rights Movement 1865-1950...

    Russell Brooker
    (9453883)

    This book is a comprehensive account of the African American struggle for freedom and equality from the Civil War to the beginning of the modern Civil Rights Movement. It stresses black agency and how white people helped the movement out of...

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    Imagining Vietnam and America - The Making of...

    Bradley,Mark Philip
    (9497944)

    In this study of the encounter between Vietnam and the United States from 1919 to 1950, Mark Bradley fundamentally reconceptualizes the origins of the Cold War in Vietnam and the place of postcolonial Vietnam in the history of the twentieth century....

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    American Coastal Defenses 1885-1950

    Bolling Smith
    (10131838)

    In the late-19th century, with the advances in technology and the increase in America's economic stature, a new round of fortification building began in the United States and its overseas territories. Locations such as Portland, Boston, New York,...

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    White Ghosts, Yellow Peril - China and NZ...

    Stevan Eldred-Grigg
    (9462286)

    White Ghosts, Yellow Peril is the first book ever to explore all sides of the relationship between China and New Zealand and their peoples during the seven or so generations after they initially came into contact. The Qing Empire and its successor...

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    White Ghosts, Yellow Peril - China and NZ...

    Stevan Eldred-Grigg
    (9462237)

    White Ghosts, Yellow Peril is the first book ever to explore all sides of the relationship between China and New Zealand and their peoples during the seven or so generations after they initially came into contact. The Qing Empire and its successor...

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    East Texas Lumber Workers - An Economic and...

    Allen,Ruth A.
    (9668512)

    In 1950 a million Texans-more than a tenth of the entire population of the state-lived in a region where one family in every two earned less than $2,000 a year. Composing that region are the thirty-two counties of northeastern Texas in which the...

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    Rural China on the Eve of Revolution -...

    Skinner,G. William
    (9844227)

    In 1949, G. William Skinner, a Cornell University graduate student, set off for southwest China to conduct field research on rural social structure. He settled near the market town of Gaodianzi, Sichuan, and lived there for two and a half months,...

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    Greetings from Galveston - A History from the...

    E. Barry Gray
    (9779588)

    The history of Galveston is the history of Texas. Beyond that, it is the history of the European colonization of the New World. Galveston has seen cannibalistic Indians, Spanish conquistadors, explorers, filibusters, pirates and their treasure,...

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