Life in the 1930s

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This book features, but not limited to, information on: the home—decor, architecture, new trends, technology, Christmas; the workplace—women, growing trades, technology, culture of; popular products—food, high street, shopping habits, adverts; relationships—marriage customs, dating, dancing; childhood—popular toys, games, expectations, schooling; health—big developments, epidemics, childcare, exercise, smoking; fashion—new trends, teen fashion, influences; popular culture—music, film, books, TV, famous people; transport—cars, planes, trains, new vehicles and changing roads/railways; royalty—changes to, place in world, marriages and births; politics—scandals, parties, key figures, national and international; war and peace—current wars or after effects of, international conflicts; and big news stories—extreme events, weather, world stories, sporting events. Covering the standout social, cultural, and political events and news stories from each decade; accessible text and fantastic illustrations; a snapshot of life in each decade and a flavor of the times; and tying into the popular nostalgia market, bringing back events and products from a bygone era. This is a perfect gift to mark a big anniversary or birthday!


Carol Harris is a writer and journalist who has written extensively on World War II and the 1930s and 1940s. She is the author of Blitz Diary, D-Day Diary, and Women at War: 1939–1945.