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Author Perkin, Joan.

Title Victorian women / Joan Perkin.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, 1995.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Princeton PL Adult Non-Fiction - PRGG-2  305.42 PER    AVAILABLE
Description vii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "First published in 1993 by J. Murray ... UK"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-253) and index.
Contents What use were girls anyway?: class and the importance of gender -- That won't earn a gal a living: education for girls -- Thinking of England: sex, courtship and marriage -- Angels in the house: marriage and domestic life -- Time of their own: women's interests and entertainments -- Punch and Judy: holy deadlock, separation and divorce -- Turning their industry to best account: widowhood and old age -- Making their own way: the lives of unmarried middle-class women -- Cheap labour: the lives of unmarried working-class women -- Obliged to be breadwinners: the lives of married women workers -- Ladies bountiful: philanthropic, voluntary and political work -- A separate species of womanhood: the demi-monde.
Subject Women -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- England -- Social conditions.
Victoriaanse tijd.
Femmes -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Femmes -- Grande-Bretagne -- Conditions sociales -- 19e siècle.
Geschichte 1800-1914.
Geschichte (1832-1902).
Indexed Term Geschichte 1837-1901
ISBN 0814766242 cloth
9780814766248 cloth
0814766250 paperback
9780814766255 paperback

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