Limited Livelihoods: Gender and Class in Nineteenth-century England

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University of California Press, 1992 - History - 292 pages
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In the massive reorganization of lives and livelihoods that accompanied industrial capitalism in England, gender was a pivotal force. Through her analysis of industries ranging from metalworking and lacemaking to the manufacture of chocolate, Sonya Rose highlights the ways in which gender distinctions and gender relations influenced the development of capitalism.
  

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Contents

Maintaining the Industrial Supremacy of
22
We Never Sought Protection for the Men Nor
50
Womens Work
76
Gender Segregation
102
Gender
126
The Cotton
154
Conclusions and Afterthoughts
185
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