Clara Collett, 1860-1948: An Educated Working Woman / Edition 1

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This account of the life and work of Clara Collet, a leading economist, statistician and champion of female employment, is also the first biography of this woman and reveals through Collet's diaries her personal life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780713002416
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Series: Woburn Education Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Childhood 1860-78: Of Humble Origins; Education and Revolution 1873-78; Dogberrys and Marxs 1873-78. Part 2 Life in Leicester 1878-85: The School Mistress - A Pleasant Life; Relationship, Traumas and Celebrities. Part 3 The East End, Poverty and Investigation 1885-93: Poverty in the East End and the Charity Organization Society; Jack the Ripper and Charles Booth; The Interim Years 1890-93. Part 4 A New Way of Life: 1893-1910: The Civil Service - A Suitable Career for a Woman?; George Gissing - "Born in Exile"; George and Clara - An Intimate Friendship?; Aftermath. Part 5 An Educated Working Woman and Beyond 1903-48: A Successful Life; The Final Chapter. Epilogue. Appendix 1: Geneaology of the Collet Family Appendix 2: Chronology of Clara's Life and Historical Events.

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