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City of women : sex and class in New York, 1789-1860

Author: Christine Stansell
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stansell, Christine.
City of women.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1986
(OCoLC)608867294
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Stansell
ISBN: 039451534X : 9780394515342
OCLC Number: 13821712
Description: xiv, 301 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Part One. Precarious dependencies : Women in the Republican city, 1789-1820 : Female work and poverty --
Tbe problem of dependency : men and women, rich and poor --
Part Two. The politics of sociability, 1820-1850 : Women in the neighborhoods --
Places of vice : views of the neighborhoods --
Women and men --
Part Three. Wage work : Harrowing truths : Manufactuging work --
Women and the labor movement --
Domestic service --
Part Four. The politics of the streets, 1850-1860 : Women on the town : Sexual exchange and prostitution --
The uses of the streets --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Christine Stansell.

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