The World Is Ill Divided: Women's Work in Scotland in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

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The World is Ill Divided
Women's work in Scotland in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

edited by Eleanor Gordon and Esther Breitenbach EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS

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The World Is Ill Divided: Women's Work in Scotland in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Edinburgh Education and Society Series i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Contributors vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 6
  • 1 - View from the Workplace: Women's Memories of Work in Stirling C. 1910-C. 1950 7
  • Notes 26
  • Select Bibliography 27
  • 2 - The Wages of Sin: Women, Work and Sexuality in the Nineteenth Century 29
  • Acknowledgements 45
  • Notes 45
  • Select Bibliography 47
  • 3 - Women in the Printing and Paper Trades in Edwardian Scotland SiÂn Reynolds 49
  • Acknowledgement 65
  • Notes 66
  • Select Bibliography 68
  • 4 - Early Glasgow Women Medical Graduate 70
  • Notes 92
  • Select Bibliography 93
  • 5 - 'Ye Never Got A Spell to Think Aboot It.' Young Women and Employment in the Inter-War Period: A Case Study of A Textile VIllage 95
  • Notes 112
  • Select Bibliography 115
  • 6 - In Bondage: the Female Farm Worker in South-East Scotland 117
  • Notes 132
  • Select Bibliography 135
  • 7 - Rural and Urban Women in Domestic Service Lynn Jamieson 136
  • Notes 153
  • Acknowledgements 155
  • Appendix 155
  • 8 - Fit Work for Women: Sweated Home-Workers in Glasgow, C. 1875-1914. 158
  • Notes 174
  • Select Bibliography 177
  • Index 178
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