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Book review: from spinster to career woman: middle-class women and work in Victorian England

Dunn, Katelan (2020) Book review: from spinster to career woman: middle-class women and work in Victorian England. British Policy and Politics at LSE (26 Jan 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In From Spinster to Career Woman: Middle-Class Women and Work in Victorian England, Arlene Young explores changing perceptions of women’s work in mid-Victorian England and the lingering anxieties surrounding the growing cultural acceptance of the figure of the middle-class working woman. This book offers a fresh perspective on the Victorian period and will be a welcome addition to the bookshelves of anyone interested in women’s history, British history and labour studies, recommends Katelan Dunn.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2020 12:21
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2020 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/103797

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