Women, work, and sexual politics in eighteenth-century England (Book, 1989) [WorldCat.org]
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Women, work, and sexual politics in eighteenth-century England

Women, work, and sexual politics in eighteenth-century England

Author: Bridget Hill
Publisher: Oxford : B. Blackwell, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this book Bridget Hill assesses how women's experience of work in 18th-century England was affected by industrialization and other elements of economic, social and technological change.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Hill
ISBN: 0631154612 9780631154617
OCLC Number: 466286102
Description: VII-275 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction - Pinchbeck and After; The Social Context; Women's Work in the Family Economy; The Undermining of the Family Economy; Female Servants in Husbandry; Female Apprenticeship; Housework; Domestic Service; Ignored, Unrecorded, and Invisible - Some Occupations of Women; The Economics of Courtship and Marriage; Clarity and Obscurity in the Law Relating to Wives, Property, and Marriage; Spinsters and Spinsterhood; Widows.
Responsibility: Bridget Hill.
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