American Standards of Living

American Standards of Living

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Drawing on a number of virtually uptapped sources of data, this book presents a vivid and extremely detailed picture of the daily lives of working and middle class American families from the end of World War 1 to the 1980s. This book will add discussion about how much the US can expect living standards to increase for the next generaion in a globalized economy.Even one-half of low-income families had some clothes dry cleaned. The relative use of maids and baby-sitters switched places between 1950 and 1973, as the proportion of wage-earner and salaried families having maid service decreasedanbsp;...

Title:American Standards of Living
Author:Clair Brown
Publisher:HarperCollins - 1994


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