British Women in the Nineteenth Century

British Women in the Nineteenth Century

by Kathryn Gleadle

Paperback(2001)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333676301
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 08/02/2001
Series: Social History in Perspective
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

KATHRYN GLEADLE holds a British Academy Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at London Guildhall University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- PART 1: WORKING-CLASS WOMEN, 1800-1860 Work .- Politics, Community and Protest.- Families, Relationships and Home Life.- PART 2: MIDDLE-CLASS AND UPPER-CLASS WOMEN, 1800-1860 Work.- Politics, Community and Protest.- Families, Relationships and Home Life.- PART 3: WORKING-CLASS WOMEN, 1860-1900 Work .- Politics, Community and Protest.- Families, Relationships and Home Life.- PART 4: MIDDLE-CLASS AND UPPER-CLASS WOMEN, 1860-1900 Work .- Politics, Community and Protest.- Families, Relationships and Home Life.- Conclusion.- Notes and References.- Further Reading.- Index.

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...an excellent synthesis...this volume...is the best presentation of scholarship of the last 30 years.' - Choice

'A comprehensive study written in a style which is accessible to students.' - Mrs S.M. Johnson, University College Worcester

'...a well written, coherent survey...Students and faculty alike will appreciate the lively and succinct style.' - Sandra J. Peacock, Albion

'This is a succinct and neatly structured synthesis of recent research into the live of nineteenth-century British women.' - Welsh History Review

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