Women, Marriage, and Politics, 1860-1914

Women, Marriage, and Politics, 1860-1914

by Pat Jalland, Patricia Jalland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198226683

ISBN-13: 9780198226680

Pub. Date: 01/28/1987

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Although women are often seen as "hidden from history," this book finally unveils the personal experiences of wives, mothers, and sisters in more than fifty British political families in Victorian and Edwardian England. Drawing on rich new evidence from women's correspondence and diaries between 1860 and 1914, Pat Jalland examines the experience of

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Although women are often seen as "hidden from history," this book finally unveils the personal experiences of wives, mothers, and sisters in more than fifty British political families in Victorian and Edwardian England. Drawing on rich new evidence from women's correspondence and diaries between 1860 and 1914, Pat Jalland examines the experience of courtship, marriage, and childbirth and analyzes the vital domestic and political functions they performed. With its intimate approach to women's lives, this book is a welcome complement to the better-known public history of women and the women's movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198226680
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.06(d)

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