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Akhtar, Miriam and Humphries, Steve : The Fifties and Sixties - A Lifestyle Revolution
Boxtree, London, 2001
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A beautifully illustrated book that provides a fresh and original perspective on the 1950's and 1960's. It uses the intimate stories of those who lived through these momentous decades to reveal how our way of life was transformed, and explores the path from rationing to rock 'n' roll, military service to the mini-skirt, and the age of austerity to the Swinging Sixties. It reveals how post war prosperity brought new homes, mod cons, more adventurous food and drink, motoring for the masses, daring new fashions, the Pill, the sexual revolution, pop music and the rise of the teenage generation. Illustrated with over a hundred photographs, and includes contemporary advertisements and images of products from the time. **** NOT EX LIB **** 24. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Hard Cover. Jacket: Fine
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