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Our Work, Our Lives, Our Words Leonore Davidoff

Our Work, Our Lives, Our Words

Leonore Davidoff

Published June 28th 1986
ISBN : 9780389206569
Paperback
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The lives of British women born between 1880 and 1914 are recounted in their own words, providing a vivid and poignant portrait of what it meant to be a girl earning a living when women doing paid work were often regarded as second best, when wagesMoreThe lives of British women born between 1880 and 1914 are recounted in their own words, providing a vivid and poignant portrait of what it meant to be a girl earning a living when women doing paid work were often regarded as second best, when wages were low and options limited. Our Work, Our Lives, Our Words gathers a wealth of original material that covers a variety of occupations, including harvesting, tailoring, mill working, clerical jobs, teaching, and the civil service.