Hidden From History: 300 Years of Women's Oppression and the Fight Against It

Hidden From History: 300 Years of Women's Oppression and the Fight Against It

by Sheila Rowbotham, Jack London

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780904383560
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 09/30/1992
Series: Pluto Classics Series
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sheila Rowbotham is a University Fellow in the Sociology Department of Manchester University. Her recent books include Women in Movement (Routledge, 1992) and with Swasti Mitter, Dignity and Daily Bread (Routledge, 1993).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Preface

1. Work, the family and the development of early capitalism

2. Puritans and prophetesses

3. The restoration

4. The new radicalism of the eighteenth century

5. The agricultural and industrial revolution

6. New means of resisting

7. Birth control and early nineteenth century radicalism

8. Feminism in the radical and early socialist movement

9. Middle-class women begin to organise

10. Feminism and rescue work

11. The position of working-class women in the ninete

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