Present a history of women from prehistoric times up to the present day, examining the changing roles of women in different ages, and covering such topics as work, marriage, family, sex roles, religion, and poltics.Late in the century, women went to work in offices: the first British government department to hire women as clerks was the Post Office. ... Much of what we know about working women comes from a Victorian gentleman, Arthur Munby. ... dirty, swaggering, roughly dressed.14 The middle class saw women doing manual labor as adegradeda because, unlike ... Munby noted that a thirteen-year-old would have been apretty in face and forma if she were clean and healthy, but the flush in heranbsp;...
|Title||:||From Eve to Dawn: Infernos and paradises, the triumph of capitalism in the 19th century|
|Publisher||:||Feminist Press at CUNY - 2008|