British Women In The Nineteenth Century

British Women In The Nineteenth Century

by Kathryn Gleadle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333676297

ISBN-13: 9780333676295

Pub. Date: 10/12/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This is a clear and stimulating assessment of 19th-century British women. It provides an in-depth understanding of the key historiographical debates and issues, placing particular emphasis upon recent, revisionist research. The book highlights not only the ideologies and economic circumstances which shaped women's lives, but also highlights the sheer diversity of

Overview

This is a clear and stimulating assessment of 19th-century British women. It provides an in-depth understanding of the key historiographical debates and issues, placing particular emphasis upon recent, revisionist research. The book highlights not only the ideologies and economic circumstances which shaped women's lives, but also highlights the sheer diversity of women's own experiences and identities. It presents a positive but nuanced interpretation of women's roles within their own families and communities, as well as stressing women's enormous contribution to the making of contemporary British culture and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333676295
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/12/2001
Series:
Social History in Perspective Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Working-Class Women, 1800-1860
• Work
• Politics, Community and Protest
• Families, Relationships and Home Life
Part II: Middle-Class and Upper-Class Women, 1800-1860
• Work
• Politics, Community and Protest
• Families, Relationships and Home Life
Part III: Working-Class Women, 1860-1900
• Work
• Politics, Community and Protest
• Families, Relationships and Home Life
Part IV: Middle-Class and Upper-Class Women, 1860-1900
• Work
• Politics, Community and Protest
• Families, Relationships and Home Life

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