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Published: 29 August 2013

290 Pages | 39 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780199677207

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The Making of the Modern British Home

The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Peter Scott

  • Explores the impact of suburbanisation on interwar social change
  • Draws on 190 oral history and autobiographical accounts
  • Examines the links between producers' marketing initiatives and changes in household behaviour
  • Integrates the histories of interwar estate planning and development with the impacts of these policies on the estates' occupants
  • Illustrated with contemporary artwork and photographs, including a significant proportion of unique images

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