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Further Reading

Print Publications

The Home Front, Guy de la Bedoyere, Shire Publications (2009) ISBN 978-0-74780-528-1

Evacuees of the Second World War, Mike Brown, Shire Publications (2009) ISBN 978-0-74780-745-2

The 1940s Home, Paul Evans & Peter Doyle, Shire Publications (2009) ISBN 978-0747807360

Wartime Britain, Mike Brown, Shire Publications (2011) ISBN  978-0747808299

Women in the Second World War, Neil Storey, Shire Publications (2011) ISBN 978-0747808121

The 1940’s Look, Mike Brown, Sabrestorm Publishing (2009) ISBN 978-0-9552723-1-8

Women in Green: The Story of the WVS in Wartime, Charles Graves, Heinemann (1948)

Knitting Fashions of the 1940’s: Styles Patterns and History, Jane Waller, The Crowood Press (2009)
ISBN 978-1-86126-862-4

The Victory Cookbook, Marguerite Patten OBE, Hamlyn (1995) ISBN 0-600-58633-2

Wartime Women: A Mass-Observation Anthology 1937-45, Dorothy Sheridan (Ed), Phoenix Press (2000)
ISBN 1-84212-617-2

Forties Fashion: From Siren Suits to the New Look, Jonathan Walford, Thames & Hudson; Reprint edition (2011)

The following books are useful but do not deal exclusively with the 1940’s

Retro Makeup: Techniques for Applying the Vintage Look, Lauren Rennells, HRST Books
ISBN 978-0981663920

Vintage Hairstyling: Retro Styles with Step-by-Step Techniques, Lauren Rennells, HRST Books
ISBN 978-0981663913

Style Me Vintage: Hair: Easy Step-by-step Techniques for Creating Classic Hairstyles, Belinda Hay,
Pavillion Books (2010)
ISBN 978-1862059023

Style Me Vintage: Clothes: A Guide to Sourcing and Creating Retro Looks, Naomi Thompson, Pavillion Books (2012) ISBN 978-1862059368

Style Me Vintage: Make Up: Easy Step-by-step Techniques for Creating Classic Looks, Katie Reynolds, Pavillion Books (2011) ISBN 978-1862059184

Web Sources