Master and Servant: Love and Labour in the English Industrial Age

Master and Servant: Love and Labour in the English Industrial Age

by Carolyn Steedman
     
 

A fascinating 2007 account of love, life and domestic service in eighteenth-century England.See more details below

Overview

A fascinating 2007 account of love, life and domestic service in eighteenth-century England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521874465
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2007
Series:
Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories Series, #10
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Carolyn Steedman is Professor of History at the University of Warwick. Her previous publications include Strange Dislocations. Childhood and the Idea of Human Interiority, 1780–1980 (1995) and Dust (2001).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: on service and silences; 2. Wool, worsted, and the working class: myths of origin; 3. Lives and writing; 4. Labour; 5. Working for a living; 6. Teaching; 7. Relations; 8. The Gods; 9. Love; 10. Nelly's version; 11. Conclusion: Phoebe in Arcadia; Bibliography.

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