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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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    Cold War Jet Combat - Air-to-Air Jet Fighter...

    Bowman,Martin
    (9467066)

    Recounted here are nine of the earliest wars involving jet aircraft. From the Korean War and beyond, it comprises a wealth of gripping insight. Many of the jet-to-jet dogfights that spanned these jet-powered wars are enlivened to thrilling effect,...

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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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    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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    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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    Lolita in Peyton Place - Highbrow, Middlebrow...

    Ruth Pirsig Wood
    (9616072)

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Cold War Jet Combat - Air-to-Air Jet Fighter...

    Bowman,Martin
    (9461764)

    Recounted here are nine of the earliest wars involving jet aircraft. From the Korean War and beyond, it comprises a wealth of gripping insight. Many of the jet-to-jet dogfights that spanned these jet-powered wars are enlivened to thrilling effect,...

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    The Power of Buildings, 1920-1950 - A Master...

    Ferriss,Hugh
    (9640418)

    An influential architect and draftsman presents a guided tour of three decades of American buildings. Sixty striking drawings, accompanied by informative captions, offer views of Taliesin West, Lever House, and other landmarks.

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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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    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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    American War Plans 1945-1950

    Ross, Steven T.
    (9461295)

    In late 1945, it became clear that the Soviet Union was an aggressive power. American military planners began to develop strategies to deal with the frightening possibility of a war with the Soviet Union. This work examines those plans.

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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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    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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    Mao, Stalin and the Korean War - Trilateral...

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    This book examines relations between China and the Soviet Union during the 1950s, and provides an insight into Chinese thinking about the Korean War.This volume is based on a translation of Shen Zihua'apos;s best-selling Chinese-language book, which...

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    War, Agriculture, and Food - Rural Europe...

    (4933449)

    Between the 1930s and the 1950s rural life in Europe underwent profound changes, partly as a result of the Second World War, and partly as a result of changes which had been in progress over many years. This book examines a range of European...

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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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    Juvenile Literature and British Society,...

    Jackson,Anna; Ferrall, Charles
    (3542503)

    In this study, Charles Ferrall and Anna Jackson argue that the Victorians created a concept of adolescence that lasted into the twentieth century and yet is strikingly at odds with post-Second World War notions of adolescence as a period of 'storm...

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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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    British Luxury Cars of the 1950s and'apos;60s

    Taylor,James
    (10131571)

    In the 1950s and 1960s, luxury car buyers, from government ministers to captains of industry, almost invariably bought British. These were stately, dignified, and grand vehicles, with many featuring leather interiors and wood trim. Unfortunately,...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Masculinity and the Paradox of Violence in...

    Maggie McKinley
    (9599747)

    Masculinity and the Paradox of Violence in American Fiction, 1950-75 explores the intersections of violence, masculinity, and racial and ethnic tension in America as it is depicted in the fiction of Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, Norman Mailer, Saul...

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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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    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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    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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    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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