By Angela Davis
Winner of the Women's background community publication Prize, 2013
This ebook examines women's reports of motherhood in England within the years among 1945 and 2000. in accordance with a brand new physique of a hundred and sixty oral heritage interviews, the publication bargains the 1st finished old learn of the event of motherhood within the moment half the 20 th century.
Motherhood is a space the place a couple of discourses and practices meet. The e-book for that reason kinds a thematic examine taking a look at elements of moms' lives resembling schooling, overall healthiness care, psychology, hard work industry developments, and country intervention. searching through the prism of motherhood presents a fashion of realizing the advanced social alterations that experience taken position within the post-war international.
This ebook should be crucial interpreting for college students and researchers within the box of twentieth-century British social background. even if, it is going to even be of curiosity to students in comparable fields and to a basic readership with an curiosity in British social historical past, and the historical past of relatives and neighborhood in sleek Britain.