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Threads through time : writings on history and autobiography

Author: Sheila Rowbotham
Publisher: London, England : Penguin Books ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Putnam, 1999.
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"Threads Through Time brings together twenty-five years of distinguished writing and includes essays on women's and labour history in relation to work, technology, consumption and organizing, as well as discussions of feminist debates on 'patriarchy' and 'women's difference'. There is also vivid autobiographical writing in which Rowbotham provides a personal context for the questions behind the history and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rowbotham, Sheila.
Threads through time.
London, England : Penguin Books ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Putnam, 1999
(OCoLC)607111984
Online version:
Rowbotham, Sheila.
Threads through time.
London, England : Penguin Books ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Putnam, 1999
(OCoLC)631582520
Named Person: Sheila Rowbotham; Sheila Rowbotham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Rowbotham
ISBN: 0140275541 9780140275544
OCLC Number: 40881913
Description: vii, 422 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Search and subject, threading circumstance --
Revolt in Roundhay --
Mirrors of experience --
Appreciating our beginnings --
Our Lance --
The trouble with 'patriarchy' --
What do women want? Woman-centred values and the world as it is --
Feminist approaches to technology : women's values or a gender lens? --
Strategies against sweated work in Britain, 1820-1920 --
Women and forms of organizing around consumption in the United States, 1880-1940 --
A new vision of society : women clothing workers and the revolution of 1848 in France --
Dear Dr Marx : a letter from a socialist feminist --
Shadowed intimacies : the letters of Marx's daughters. Travellers in a strange country : responses of working-class students to the university extension movement, 1873-1910 --
Our party is the people : Edward Carpenter and radicalism in Sheffield --
'Commanding the heart' : Edward Carpenter and friends --
The Sheffield anarchists in the 1890s --
Daughter of the dream --
Forgotten possibilities : extracts from the preface and foreword to the play Friends of Alice Wheeldon.
Responsibility: Sheila Rowbotham.

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"Threads Through Time brings together twenty-five years of distinguished writing and includes essays on women's and labour history in relation to work, technology, consumption and organizing, as well as discussions of feminist debates on 'patriarchy' and 'women's difference'. There is also vivid autobiographical writing in which Rowbotham provides a personal context for the questions behind the history and theorizing."--Jacket.

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