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Horsfield, Margaret.
Biting the Dust: The Joys of Housework
(Fourth Estate, 1998). Paperback. Fading to spine, light edge-wear, otherwise very good. xi + 292pp. Order No. NSBK-C6189
Keywords: 1857026756, domestic, domesticity, women and work, women's work, woman, women's history, housewives, housewife, housewifery, homemaking, homemaker, houses, home, household, chores, housemaids, Mrs Beeton, cleanliness, cleaning, Hannah Cullwick, Cleanliness Institute, cleaners, flappers, dusting
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Rice, Margery Spring.
Working-Class Wives: their Health and Conditions
(Virago, 2nd edition, rpt, 1981). Paperback. Covers slightly browned, otherwise good+. xviii + 212pp. Order No. NSBK-C1407
Keywords: 086068153X, women, health, virago, viragos, women's health, women's history, housing, diet, women, woman, women's, reprint, pregnancy, pregnant, pregnancies, social condition, social conditions, domesticity, social surveys, social investigations, 1930's. 20th century, twentieth century, England, English, Britain, British, miscarriages, poor, poverty, miscarriage, birth, children, housework
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Mackie, Lindsay and Pattullo, Polly.
Women at Work:
(Tavistock Studies, 1977). Paperback. Spine creased, otherwise good+ with newspaper cuttings pasted inside. 192pp. Order No. NSBK-C10190
Keywords: 0422759902, women, women's work, women workers, women and work, employment, employees, twentieth century, 20th, labour, labor, domesticity, trade unions, housework, children, jobs, employment, equal pay
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Moat, Florence and Sumner, Josephine.
The Concise Series of Practical Housecraft: I. Housewifery
(Longmans, Green, 1925). Paperback. Original covers browned, spotted and worn. Spine split, otherwise good. 32pp. Order No. NSBK-C15120
Keywords: B00174ZJ6I, booklets, booklet, housewifery, domesticity, history, antiquarian, domestic, Florence Moat, housework, housewives, washing, cleaning, shopping, interwar, inter-war
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Peace, Helen F.
The Pretended Family: A Study of Domestic Labour in Lesbian Families
(Leicester UP, June 1993). Discussion Papers in Sociology, NoS93/3. Paperback. Covers slightly creased, otherwise good+. 45pp. Order No. NSBK-C11406
Keywords: women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, lesbians, lesbianism, sexuality, homosexuality, family, families, domestic labour, housework, roles, sociology, sociologists
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Pennington, Shelley & Westover, Belinda.
A Hidden Workforce: Homeworkers in England, 1850-1985
(Macmillan, 1989). Paperback. A little soiling to covers, and denting to corners, otherwise very good. xi + 191pp. Order No. NSBK-C1983
Keywords: 0333432975, homeworker, labour work, Victorian, nineteenth century, twentieth century, Britain, British, England, English, history, workforce, domestic, domesticity, working women, pennington, westover, sweated labour, housework, tailoring, tailor, tailoring industry, 19th century
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(Portrayer Publishers, 2004 facsimile of 1918 text). Clementina Black (1854 - 1922) was a campaigner committed to improving the plight of working women. In this work of 1918, she urges a reorganisation of household duties, in order to free women from domestic drudgery. In her utopian vision of 'co-operative housekeeping', women would be released from the wasted effort of housework and made available for the labour market, which was now so very depleted of men after the Great War. She criticises the 'stupidity' of 'labour-making houses', and questions the continuing validity of the employment of domestic servants in the modern age. Her solution is to propose the formation of 'domestic federations'. These would represent committees of householders who would collectively manage their domestic arrangements in a centre 'fitted up with store places, kitchens, dining-rooms, offices, and lodgings for a nucleus of resident servants'. Examples of material included: women employed in housekeeping; changes in domestic standards; why not be servantless?; the distaste for domestic service; labour-making houses; domestic federations; reconstructed domestic service; the motor as emancipator; waste of labour; women who do domestic work without aptitude or satisfaction; service of women needed by the country. Paperback. New book, fine. x + 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C7548
Keywords: 0954476123, Great War, First World War, World War I, social history, class, middle classes, middle class, domesticity, servants, domestic servants, maid, maids, housemaids, housekeeping, Clementina Black, labour-making houses, homes, houses, domestic service, twentieth century, interwar, inter-war, inter war, Homes for Heroes, housing, domestic standards, etiquette, women, domestic work, labour, working women, women's history, chores, co-operative housekeeping, domestic federations, cooperative housekeeping, co-operatives, co-operation, cooperation, Women's Industrial Council, labour-saving, labour market, labor, labour shortage, housework, utopianism, utopian, Portrayer, Portrayer Publishers, Portrayer reprints, Portrayer facsimiles, new titles
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Leonard, Diana and Allen, Sheila, eds.
Sexual Divisions Revisited:
(Macmillan, 1991). Hardback. With reviews pasted to endpapers, otherwise good in dustwrapper. xi + 198pp. Order No. NSBK-C9599
Keywords: 0333472535, feminism, feminists, theories, theory, differences, epistemology, women, woman, females, gender, women's liberation movement, motherhood, marital, marriage, housework, women's studies
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