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How the weekend was won

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Brad Beaven, an expert in social and cultural history, says a six-day work week was common in Britain in the 1800s

Period14 Nov 2020 → 17 Nov 2020

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TitleWe all hate Mondays, but hundreds of years ago it was the best day of the week
Media name/outletHead Topics Australia
CountryAustralia
Date17/11/20
DescriptionIf you work a full-time job, you'll savour the weekend, but it wasn't always a given
URLhttps://headtopics.com/au/we-all-hate-mondays-but-hundreds-of-years-ago-it-was-the-best-day-of-the-week-16837075
PersonsBradley Beaven
TitleHow 'Saint Monday' hangovers and the football helped bring us the weekend
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletABC Australia
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date14/11/20
DescriptionThere are many ways to spend a weekend — running errands, ferrying children to sport, catching up with friends or simply slowing down a bit. But the weekend wasn't always a given.
Producer/AuthorEmma Nobel
URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-11-14/history-of-the-weekend-work-sunday-trading/12868460
PersonsBradley Beaven
TitleHow 'Saint Monday' hangovers and the football helped bring us the weekend
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletPress From
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date14/11/20
DescriptionMonday was the original, albeit unofficial, day off, and the push for the weekend began with Saturday afternoon. The two-day weekend we now enjoy was hard won over the course of almost a century — but some historians say we could be witnessing its erosion.
URLhttps://pressfrom.info/au/news/australia/-300956-how-saint-monday-hangovers-and-the-football-helped-bring-us-the-weekend.html
PersonsBradley Beaven

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