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Women at Work, 1860-1939

How Different Industries Shaped Women's Experiences

Women at Work, 1860-1939( )
Author: Hall, Valerie G.
Series title:Regions and Regionalism in History Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84383-870-8
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

This book examines three different groups of women - in coal mining communities, in inshore fishing communities and in agricultural labour. It demonstrates how the work these groups undertook was fundamental in shaping their experiences as women in different ways and shows that women's experiences varied within class as well as between classes. The book illustrates how mining women, despite being restricted to domestic roles, created, through meticulous housekeeping, a power base in...
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Pages:217
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / General
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.318 x 9.204 x 0.823 Inches
Book Weight:1.456 Pounds

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