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Sangster, Joan.
Transforming Labour: Women and Work in Postwar Canada
(Toronto UP, 2010). Paperback. Very good+. x + 414pp. Order No. NSBK-A15111
Keywords: 9780802096524, Canada, Canadian, working women, women, history, postwar, after the war, labour, employment, women's work
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Westall, Oliver, ed.
Innovation and Labour During British Industrialisation: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Harry Dutton, 1947-1984
(Huntington Publishers, 1985). Hardback. Covers rubbed, otherwise good+. 92pp. Order No. NSBK-A11979
Keywords: 0906389097, Harry Dutton, Industrial Revolution, industrial, industrialisation, industrialization, nineteenth century, eighteenth century, industry, work, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, biography, biographies, biographical, lives, life, life histories, life history, twentieth century, 20th, patents, food riots
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Davies, Margery W.
Woman's Place Is At The Typewriter: Office Work and Office Workers 1870-1830
(Temple University Press, 1982). Hardback. Good in torn dustwrapper. x + 217pp. Order No. NSBK-C15504
Keywords: 0877222916, Victorian, Edwardian, twentieth century, history, women's history, women's work, clerks, clerical, American, America, United States, US, USA, typewriters, typing, offices, office work, office workers, secretaries, secretarial
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Hill, Octavia.
Thirty Years' Work:
(Privately Printed). Octavia Hill's Letters to Fellow Workers were printed for private circulation to her supporters. She preferred to write to supporters individually, but by the 1870s the scope and scale of her work made this impossible. The importance of the Letters is that they cover the whole range of her activities: housing (including her work for the Ecclesiastical Commissioners), open spaces (including the founding of the National Trust), cultural philanthropy, the Women's University Settlement, the Poor Law Commission and the founding of the Cadets. Octavia disliked publicising her work, except in so far as she had to appeal for funds. The Letters therefore contain detailed information about way in which she handled the various aspects of her work that are not available elsewhere. The volume Thirty Years' Work is a bound collection of all of Octavia Hill's Letters to her Fellow Workers between 1872 (the first letter) and 1900. There are twenty-eight letters as one letter covers 1884 and 1885. All letters contain the accounts for the year apart from that for 1877. Also included in the volume are the two accounts of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment (1871 & 1872). Copies of the Letters are extremely rare and copies of the reports of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment even rarer. The letters take the form of simple paper pamphlets of between eight and twenty pages. A number of the letters are inscribed in Octavia's hand to her sister Gertrude who in 1875 had married Charles Lewes, the son of George Henry Lewes and stepson of George Eliot. Page size: 185mm x 120mm. Volume bound in attractive blue boards 190mm x 120mm. Further details and images available on request. Hardback. A small number of sheets - three or four - have become detached from the stitching. Internally, the spine is pulling away / partially detached - otherwise good, in blue boards. pp. Order No. NSBK-C15626
Keywords: social history, housing, Octavia Hill, dwellings, philanthropy, the poor, poverty, Victorian, England, town planning, urban history, open spaces, Britain, England, British, English, history, Octavia Hill's letters, nineteenth century, papers, works, garden cities, period sources, pamphlets, booklets, Women's University Settlement, Cadets, Poor Law Commission, Walmer Street Industrial Experiment, Gertrude Hill, Gertrude Lewes, inscribed, inscriptions, association items, antiquarian
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Moss, Peter & Fonda, Nickie, eds.
Work and the Family:
(Temple Smith, 1980). Hardback. Very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. 224pp. Order No. NSBK-C1436
Keywords: 0851171990, work, family, twentieth century, sociology
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Folbre, Nancy, et al eds.
Women's Work in the World Economy:
(Macmillan, 1992). Paperback. Small stain to front cover, otherwise good. xxx + 264pp. Order No. NSBK-C13489
Keywords: 0333592948, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, work, employment, economy, economics, economic, finances, financial
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Hijab, Nadia.
Womanpower: The Arab Debate on Women at Work
(CUP, rpt, 1989). Paperback. Very good. xiv + 176pp. Order No. NSBK-C4379
Keywords: 052126992X, Arab, Arabs, Arabian, women, Arab countries, Arab laws, Middle East, Middle Eastern, Arabian laws, Nadia Hijab, women and work, work, family, families, workforce, work force, status, Jordan, Jordanian, Arab Gulf, gender, Arab Gulf states, working women, Islam, Islamic, Moslem, Muslim
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Clarke, Deborah.
Women at Work: The Essential Guide for the Working Woman
(Element, 1992). Paperback. Very good. 168pp. Order No. NSBK-A10211
Keywords: 1852301090, women, woman, women's studies, work, working women, women and work, women's work, care-workers, care work, self-employed, part-time temps, sexuality, menopause, men, feminism, feminists
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Stearns, Peter N.
Lives of Labour: Work in a Maturing Industrial Society
(Croom Helm, 1975). Hardback. Minor ink annotation, otherwise good in slightly creased, slightly chipped dustwrapper. viii + 424pp. Order No. NSBK-A4884
Keywords: 085664210X, labour, labor, history, industry, industrial, mature capitalism, industrialising, work, Britain, England, France, Belgium, Germany, British, English, French, Belgian, German, working classes, working class, economy, employment, occupations, economic
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Brewster, Margaret Maria.
Work, or Plenty to Do and How to Do It:
(T. Constable, 1953). Paperback. Blue boards with bold lettering and illustration, soiled and worn, otherwise good. 117pp. Order No. NSBK-A13011
Keywords: 1428637338, twentieth century, work, labour, labor, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK
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