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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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Black, Clementina, ed.
Married Women's Work:
(Virago, 1983 reprint of 1915 text). Important text for women's history. Scarce. Introduction by Ellen F. Mappen. Paperback. Spine faded, otherwise good+. xxiv + 290pp. Order No. NSBK-C3740
Keywords: 0860684105, married women, work, industry, Women's Industrial Council, wages, employment, working conditions, family, poverty, Clementina Black, suffragists, suffragist, suffrage, Votes for Women, suffragettes, Britain, England, English, Britain, economic, social history, Viragos, Virago
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Harriott, Jacqueline.
Black Women in Britain:
(B. T. Batsford, 1992). Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps and stickers, otherwise good. 64pp. Order No. NSBK-C6245
Keywords: 0713462868, black women, Britain, British, England, English, woman, females, gender, ethnicity, race, work, education, trade unions, armed forces, health service, community, writing, women writers, history, immigrants, immigration, racism, sociology, twentieth century
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Ruiz, Vicki L. & DuBois Ellen Carol, eds.
Unequal Sisters: a Multi-Cultural Reader in U.S. Women's History
(Routledge, 2nd edition, 1994). Paperback. Very good. xvi + 620pp. Order No. NSBK-C2098
Keywords: 0415908922, America, American, American women, American women's history, United States, USA, multiculural, Black history
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Faragher, John Mack and Howe, Florence, eds.
Women and Higher Education in American History: Essays from the Mount Holyoke College Sesquicentennial Symposia
(W. W. Norton, 1988). Hardback. Ex library with minimal library stamps and stickers, otherwise good + and a clean copy. xviii + 220pp. Order No. NSBK-C6574
Keywords: 0393025012, women, education, women's history, woman, history, America, American, USA, United States, Mount Holyoke College, Alice Mary Baldwin, twentieth century, Victorian, nineteenth century, Lucy Sprague Mitchell, black women, black history, colleges, universities, higher education, adult education, further education
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Dubois, Ellen Carol and Ruiz, Vicki L., eds.
Unequal Sisters: A Multi-Cultural Reader in US Women's History
(Routledge, 1990). Paperback. Very good. xvi + 473pp. Order No. NSBK-C9280
Keywords: 041590272X, America, American, American women, American women's history, United States, USA, multicultural, Black history
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Orpinas, Jean-Paul; Colletti, Marco, illustrators.
Pirates of the Caribbean: the Black Pearl. A Pop-up Pirate Ship
(Disney Press, 2007). Hardback. Fine. 4pp. Order No. NSBK-A14090
Keywords: 1423108086, children's books, stories, pirates, pirate ships, history, ships, Black Pearl, adventure, childhood, seas, oceans
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Raybould, T.J.
The Economic Emergence of the Black Country: A Study of the Dudley Estate
(David and Charles, 1973). Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps, otherwise good in dustwrapper. 272pp. Order No. NSBK-A3044
Keywords: 0715359959, economy, Black Country, Dudley, Dudley estate, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Earl of Dudley, land, Britain, British, England, English, history
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Perkins, Kathy A.
Black Female Playwrights: An Anthology of Plays before 1950
(Indiana UP, 1989). Hardback. Very good. viii + 288pp. Order No. NSBK-C8699
Keywords: 0253343585, black, women, woman, women's history, literature, women writers, women's writing, literary, playwrights, dramas, stage, plays, theatre, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Mary P. Burrill, Zora Neale Hurston, Eulalie Spence, May Miller, Marita Bonner, Shirley Graham, American, America, United States, USA
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Bristow, Peggy, et al.
'We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us Up': Essays in African Canadian Women's History
(Toronto UP, 1994). Paperback. Very good+. xi + 248pp. Order No. NSBK-C11445
Keywords: 0802068812, black history, African Canadian, slavery, slaves, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th, race, racism, Canada
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