Women's Work: The English Experience 1650-1914 by Pamela Sharpe, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Women's Work: The English Experience 1650-1914

Women's Work: The English Experience 1650-1914

by Pamela Sharpe
     
 

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Although the last few years have seen much new research in the areas of gender and women's history, this is the only book to date that collects in a coherent way the most formative articles on our thinking about women's work in English history for both the early modern and contemporary periods. Commentary puts each chapter into context while also highlighting the

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Although the last few years have seen much new research in the areas of gender and women's history, this is the only book to date that collects in a coherent way the most formative articles on our thinking about women's work in English history for both the early modern and contemporary periods. Commentary puts each chapter into context while also highlighting the controversies and pointing readers toward the future directions of scholarly work in this field.

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“Sharpe has a solid command of the issues involved, and her introduction as well as the commentary provides a sound guide to students who may be coming to some of this material for the first time. At the same time, the collection as a whole will be useful to academics relatively new to this area, or those wishing to gain a quick grasp of many of the issues.” —Labour History Review
Labour History Review

Sharpe has a solid command of the issues involved, and her introduction as well as the commentary provides a sound guide to students who may be coming to some of this material for the first time. At the same time, the collection as a whole will be useful to academics relatively new to this area, or those wishing to gain a quick grasp of many of the issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340676967
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/31/1998
Series:
Arnold Readers in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Pamela Sharpe is at University of Bristol.

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