We will rise in our might: workingwomen's voices from nineteenth-century New England

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Cornell University Press, Oct 1, 1991 - Business & Economics - 221 pages

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We will rise in our might: workingwomen's voices from nineteenth-century New England

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In this discussion of women's working conditions in the New England shoe industry, Blewett uses diverse primary accounts as evidence of the complexity of women's responses to industrialization. These ... Read full review

Contents

The Industrialization of Shoe Production
1
Women SHOEWORKERS IN THE HOUSEHOLD
21
The Outwork System
31
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About the author (1991)

MARY H. BLEWETT is a social historian at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and author of numerous books and articles on New England industry and its workers.

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