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Family fortunes

Author: Leonore Davidoff; Catherine Hall
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Women in culture and society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Family Fortunes has become a seminal text in class and gender history. Published to wide critical acclaim in 1987, its influence in the field continues to be extensive. It has cast new light on the perception of middle-class society and gender relations between 1780 and 1850"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
History
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davidoff, Leonore.
Family fortunes.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
(DLC) 2002032612
(OCoLC)50017411
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonore Davidoff; Catherine Hall
ISBN: 9781135143978 1135143978 9780203605097 0203605098
OCLC Number: 830323579
Description: 1 online resource (1, 14-576 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Religion and Ideology --
1. 'The one thing needful': religion and the middle class --
2. 'Ye are all one in Christ Jesus': men, women and religion --
3. 'The nursery of virtue': domestic ideology and the middle class --
pt. 2. Economic Structure and Opportunity --
4. 'A modest competency': men, women and property --
5. 'A man must act': men and the enterprise --
6. 'The hidden investment': women and the enterprise --
pt. 3. Everyday Life: Gender in Action --
7. 'Our family is a little world': family structure and relationships --
8. 'My own fireside': the creation of the middle-class home --
9. 'Lofty pine and clinging vine': living with gender in the middle class --
10. 'Improving times': men, women and the public sphere.
Series Title: Women in culture and society.
Responsibility: Leonore Davidoff and Catherine Hall.
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