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Women art workers and the arts and crafts movement

Author: Zoë Thomas
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020 ©2020
Series: Gender in history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book constitutes the first comprehensive history of the network of women who worked at the heart of the English Arts and Crafts movement from the 1870s to the 1930s. Challenging the long-standing assumption that the Arts and Crafts simply revolved around celebrated male designers like William Morris, it instead offers a new social and cultural account of the movement, which simultaneously reveals the breadth of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zoë Thomas
ISBN: 9781526140449 1526140446 9781526140456 1526140454
OCLC Number: 1231519852
Description: 1 online resource (x, 258 pages).
Contents: Front matter --
Contents --
Figures --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Clubhouses and guild halls --
Exhibiting the Arts and Crafts --
'At Home' in artistic houses and studios --
'Artistic' businesses and 'medieval' workshops --
Out of the guild hall and into the city --
Epilogue --
Select bibliography --
Series Title: Gender in history.
Responsibility: Zoë Thomas.


Women Art Workers provides a new social and cultural history of the Arts and Crafts movement which offers unprecedented insight into how women constructed alternative, creative lifestyles and  Read more...


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'This absorbing study skilfully illuminates the rich cultures of the women of the arts and crafts movement, authoritatively excavating their significance. It is a major contribution to British Read more...

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