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Sinners? Scroungers? Saints? - a book by Thane, Pat

Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?

Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England

Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?( )
Author: Thane, Pat
Evans, Tanya
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $41.95
Book Description:

A detailed exploration of the real lives of unmarried mothers in England through the past century. Argues that the 'permissive' sixties were largely a revolt against the secrecy and hypocrisy that went before. Although this led to greater public tolerance of family diversity, stigma and hardship persisted for many lone mothers and their children.

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.2 x 6.1 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.783 Pounds
Author Biography
Thane, Pat (Author)
Tanya Evans was born 1972. She is a writer and senior lecturer in the department of modern history at Macquarie University. She has worked as a historical consultant for television production companies in Britain and Australia. She is the author of Unfortunate Objects: Lone Mothers in Eighteenth-Century London (with Pat Thane); Sinners, Scroungers, Saints: Unmarried Motherhood in Modern England (with Pat Thane); and Fractured Families: Life on the Margins in Colonial New South Wales, for which she won the 2016 NSW Community and Regional History Prize.


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