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Famine and Fashion: Needlewomen in the Nineteenth Century

£53.99

Product description

Like the figure of the governess, the seamstress occupied a unique place in the history of the nineteenth century, appearing frequently in debates about women's work and education, and the condition of the working classes generally in the rapidly changing capitalist marketplace. Like the governess, the figure of the needlewoman is ubiquitous in art, fiction and journalism in the nineteenth century. Famine and Fashion will therefore appeal to anyone studying images of work in the nineteenth century, popular and canonical nineteenth-century literature, the history of women's work, the history of sweated labor, the origins of the ready-made clothing industry and early feminism. With black and white illustrations.
In fine condition. Tanned page edges.

Item details

Author(s):
Harris, Beth (ed.)
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0754608719
ISBN-13:
9780754608714
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
Famine and Fashion: Needlewomen in the Nineteenth Century

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Like the figure of the governess, the seamstress occupied a unique place in the history of the nineteenth century, appearing frequently in debates about women's work and education, and the condition of the working classes generally in the rapidly changing capitalist marketplace. Like the governess, the figure of the needlewoman is ubiquitous in art, fiction and journalism in the nineteenth century. Famine and Fashion will therefore appeal to anyone studying images of work in the nineteenth century, popular and canonical nineteenth-century literature, the history of women's work, the history of sweated labor, the origins of the ready-made clothing industry and early feminism. With black and white illustrations.
In fine condition. Tanned page edges.

Author(s):
Harris, Beth (ed.)
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0754608719
ISBN-13:
9780754608714
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
Famine and Fashion: Needlewomen in the Nineteenth Century

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