Transforming Women's Work: New England Lives in the Industrial Revolution / Edition 1

Transforming Women's Work: New England Lives in the Industrial Revolution / Edition 1

by Thomas Dublin
     
 

Dublin provides a broad account of women's work during the industrial transformation of America, testing the typicality of the factory experience against other forms of female employment.See more details below

Overview

Dublin provides a broad account of women's work during the industrial transformation of America, testing the typicality of the factory experience against other forms of female employment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801480904
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Abbreviations
1Introduction1
2Women and Rural Outwork29
3Lowell Millhands77
4Lynn Shoeworkers119
5Boston Servants and Garment Workers153
6New Hampshire Teachers205
7Workingwomen in New England, 1900229
Appendixes259
Selected Bibliography299
Index317

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