Australian Lives: A History of Clothing, Food, and Domestic Technology

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Nelson, 1988 - Social Science - 215 pages
A history of clothing, food and domestic technology in Australia - Blue jeans & denim production - Convict clothes - Wash day - Sunday best - Early sewing machines - Slouch hat - Clothes in the First & Second World Wars - Synthetic fibres - Jean Shrimpton & the Melbourne Cup - Food traditions - Irish food - Prison food - Aboriginal food - Chinese food - Colonial recipes including the Pavlova & roast wallaby - Beer & vegemite - Depression food - Rationing - Oslo lunch - Migrant camp menu - Gaslight - Cookers & stoves - Furphy water cart - Domestic servants - Vacuum cleaner - Early refrigerators - Early plastic.

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