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Limited Livelihoods: Gender and Class in Nineteenth-Century England (Studies on the History of Society and Culture)

 
 
 
 
Limited Livelihoods: Gender and Class in Nineteenth-Century England (Studies on the History of Society and Culture)
Author: Sonya O. Rose
ISBN 13: 9780520074798
ISBN 10: 520074793
Edition: Revised
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1993-08-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $33.95
 
 

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.