A 1960s Childhood: From Thunderbirds to Beatlemania (Childhood Memories)

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Do you remember Beatlemania? Tie-dye design? Love beads? Ironing your hair to make it straight? The game of Scully? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1960. To the young people of today, the 1960s seem like another age. But for those born around this time, this era of childhood is like yesterday. From James bond to Barbie dolls and frilly shirts, life was very different to how it is now. This delightful compendium of memories will appeal to all who grew up in this incredible decade, whether in town or country, wealth or poverty. With chapters on games and hobbies, holidays, music and fashion, the wonderful memories and delightful illustrations will bring back this decade of childhood, and job the memory about all aspects of life back then.

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'The author captures the atmosphere and furniture of the Sixties to perfection, even recreating a typical family Christmas of the time. Whether you were a child or an adult in that most eventful decade, this excellent book, with charming black-and-white illustrations, will throw up lots of talking points.' --This England, Summer 2010 issue.

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Paul Feeney is the bestselling author of several books, including "A 1950s Childhood" and "A 1960s Childhood".

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Book Description The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. UK ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. Do you remember Beatlemania? Radio Caroline? Mods and Rockers? The very first miniskirts? Then the chances are you were born in the or around 1960. To the young people of today, the 1960s seems like another age. But for those who grew up in this decade, school life, 'mod' fashions and sixties pop music are still fresh in their minds. From James Bond to Sindy dolls and playing hopscotch in the street, life was very different to how it is now. After the tough and frugal years of the fifties, the sixties was a boom period, a time of changed attitudes and improved lifestyles. With chapters on home and school life, games and hobbies, music and fashion, alongside a selection of charming illustrations, this delightful compendium of memories will appeal to all who grew up in this lively era. Take a nostalgic look at what it was like to grow up during the sixties and recapture all aspects of life back then.PAUL FEENEY is a writer and part-time business consultant. He has also written a local history of Highgate and A 1950s Childhood: from Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping. He lives in Surrey. "If you grew up in the Swinging Sixties, you'll love Paul Feeney's A 1960s Childhood." - Reviewed in Yours Magazine, 23rd Feb '10. "The author captures the atmosphere and 'furniture' of the Sixties to perfection, even recreating a typical family Christmas of the time. Whether you were a child or an adult in that most eventful decade, this excellent book, with charming black and white illustrations, will throw up lots of talking points." - Reviewed in This England, Summer 2010 edition. Seller Inventory # AA79780752450124

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