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GH The Best of the 1940s (Good Housekeeping) Hardcover – 4 Feb 2008

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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Anova (4 Feb. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1843404583
  • ISBN-13: 978-1843404583
  • Product Dimensions: 20.4 x 1.8 x 27.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 376,447 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

"Good Housekeeping" was one of very few publications that was printed throughout the war, despite paper shortages and rations. Lovingly selected from "Good Housekeeping's" archive, this nostalgic facsimile reproduction of the food, fashion, fiction and fitness features that formed the backbone of Britain's wartime homemaking is sure to delight and inspire.Including stories and adverts, along with the cleaning and craft tips that defined the 'make do and mend' generation, this is empathetic history at its most charming and evocative. With features ranging from managing without milk to how to get on with Americans, this compendium is at once practical, amusing and even moving.With a no-nonsense cloth-bound jacket featuring one of the most memorable magazine covers from the decade, this really is the perfect nostalgic treat.

About the Author

Since Good Housekeeping magazine began in 1922, it has been advising readers on healthy living and everyday issues that affect us all. Featuring the industry's most talented writers and covering a broad range of issues, it provides the latest in authoritative and up-to-date advice each month, demonstrating its strong commitment to promoting health and wellbeing for women and their families. The Good Housekeeping Institute was founded in 1924 and has built up an established and trusted reputation. It is renowned for its rigorous testing of a range of household products and recipes, and the name of the GHI is as reliable and well-known as ever.



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