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Despard, Annabelle, ed.
A Woman's Place: Women, Domesticity and Private Life
(Agder College, Faculty of Arts, Kristiansand, Norway, 1998). Signed by the author. Paperback. Minor soiling to covers, otherwise very good. 219pp. Order No. NSBK-C15171
Keywords: 9788271173753, domesticity, women, private sphere, domestic, Agder College, Faculty of Arts, essays, Kristiansand, Norway, Norwegian, history
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Beaumont, Caitriona.
Housewives and Citizens: Domesticity and the Women's Movement in England, 1928-64
(MUP, 2013). Hardback. Very good+. xii + 244pp. Order No. NSBK-C15420
Keywords: 9780719086076, domesticity, women's movement, citizenship, women's organisations, inter-war, history, inter war, Mother's Union, Women's Institute
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Kessler-Harris, Alice.
Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States
(OUP, rpt., 1983). Paperback. Page edges soiled, otherwise good. xvi + 400pp. Order No. NSBK-C7944
Keywords: 0195033531, women, woman, women's history, women and work, women's work, American, America, USA, United States, wages, money, economy, economic, nineteenth, twentieth, 19th, 20th, feminism, feminists, colonial, family, domesticity
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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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Ruskin, John.
The Ethics of the Dust: Ten Lectures to Little Housewives on the Elements of Crystallization
(George Allen, rpt of 2nd edit., 1906). Hardback. Ex library, boards slightly creased & corners slightly worn, otherwise good. xv + 244pp. Order No. NSBK-A1882
Keywords: housewife, domesticity, domestic, Victorian
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(W. Collins, 1st edition, 1918). Rare first edition copy of this ground-breaking work. For the collector. 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. Clementina Black 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'. Hardback. Original cloth covered in small dark and white blotches, corners worn and spine split, text firm. A good working copy only. 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C4960
Keywords: 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, stored with antiquarian
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Reid, Marion.
A Plea for Woman: Being a Vindication of the Importance and Extent of her Natural Sphere of Action With Remarks on Recent Works on the Subject
(William Tait, Edinburgh, 1843). Hardback. PLEASE NOTE: This is a photocopy only, in a scuffed, edge-worn library binding, with usual library stamps and markings. Otherwise good. 227pp. Order No. NSBK-C14887
Keywords: B00088M4IK, Mrs Hugo Reid, Marion Reid, plea for woman, history, rights, women's rights, duties, domesticity, education
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Townsend, Colin & Eileen.
War Wives: a Second World War Anthology
(Leisure Circle, Grafton Books, 1989). Hardback. Very good in slightly marked dustwrapper. xvi + 297pp. Order No. NSBK-C4844
Keywords: 0246133880, war, Second World War, World War II, people, class, Britain, British, England, English, history, women's history, wives, wife, marriage, marriages, weddings, wedding, oral history, domesticity, housewives, home front
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Stone, Dorothy.
The National: The Story of a Pioneer College: The National Training College of Domestic Subjects
(Brighton Polytechnic Press, 1973). Hardback. Very good. xvi + 399pp. Order No. NSBK-C8860
Keywords: 0904167003, The National Training College of Domestic Subjects, education, women's history, women, woman, gender, pioneers, Dorothy Stone, Surrey, Brighton, Home Economics, domestic, domesticity, cooking, cooks, cookery, nineteenth century, twentieth century, training, domestic sciences, 19th, 20th, Britain, British, England, English, Victorian, Edwardian, schools, teaching, training colleges, catering
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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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