Women and work culture, Britain 1850-1950

Cowman, Krista and Jackson, Louise (2005) Women and work culture, Britain 1850-1950. Studies in Labour History . Ashgate, Aldershot. ISBN 0754650502

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This volume brings together an interdisciplinary collection of essays on the cultural practices and identities associated with women's work in modern Britain. The volume is divided into five thematic sections: the meaning of work, factory labour, youth, medicine and science, and women and war. The essays examine a wide-range of primary sources including literary fiction, popular magazines, social commentaries, oral testimony and autobiographical writing.

Keywords:Women;, Modern History, Workers, Cultural history, women's history
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V190 History by Period not elsewhere classified
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V390 History by Topic not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
ID Code:8928
Deposited On:19 Apr 2013 11:20

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