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Hill, Octavia.
Our Common Land:
(Macmillan, 1877). Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps and markings, some wear to spine, spine ends, edges and corners. Cloth a little marked / rubbed -else good / solid. vi + 206pp. Order No. NSBK-C6431
Keywords: B001P1SGF4, housing, Octavia Hill, dwellings, philanthropy, the poor, poverty, Victorian, England, town planning, urban history, open spaces, countryside, Britain, England, British, English, history, Octavia Hill's essays, nineteenth century, papers, works, garden cities, period sources, contemporary comment, district visiting, volunteer visitors, commons, charity, charities, COS, C.O.S., Charity Organisation Society
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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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Hobhouse, Emily.
The Brunt of War and Where it Fell:
(Portrayer Publishers, 2007 facsimile of the 1902 edition). A facsimile edition of a very scarce book. Complete with a map and all illustrations. Hardback. Fine - in perfect condition - in blue cloth. xvi + 357pp. Order No. NSBK-C13227
Keywords: 0954476131, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, autobiography, autobiographies, autobiographical, life history, life histories, lives, life, memoirs, self history, self histories, women writers, women's writing, woman writer, females, feminine, writers, authors, authoresses, Boer War, Boers, South Africa, Africa, African, wars, South African War, warfare, twentieth century, 20th, century, Emily Hobhouse, camps, war camp, war camps, concentration camps, camp, POW, prisoners of war, enemy, enemies, soldiers, soldier, Cape, Cape Colony, children, child, Chamberlain, homes, housing, deprivation, starvation, Britain, British, England, English, troop, troops, battle, battles, battallions, propaganda, battallion, living conditions, Southern Africa, Southern African, Afrikaan, Afrikaans, Veld, scorched earth policy, charity, philanthropy, Portrayer Publishers
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Mallory, Keith.
The Bristol House:
(Redcliffe Press, 1985). Paperback. A little curling to cover edges, otherwise good+. 96pp. Order No. NSBK-A9729
Keywords: 0905459997, homes, houses, Bristol, housing, cities, city, towns, great house, Victorian, nineteenth century, 19th, 18th, eighteenth, architecture, architectural
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Hudson, Kenneth.
The Archaeology of the Consumer Society: The Second Industrial Revolution in Britain
(Heinemann, 1983). Hardback. Very good+ in dustwrapper. 121pp. Order No. NSBK-A10488
Keywords: 0435329596, archaeology, industrial revolution, consumers, second Industrial Revolution, Britain, British, England, English, history, food production, processing, retailing, packaging, building, construction, housing, clothes, clothing, manufacture, motor industry, aviation, media, computers, office equipment
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Walvin, James.
English Urban Life, 1776-1851:
(Hutchinson, 1984). Paperback. Covers slightly browned, otherwise good. vii + 216pp. Order No. NSBK-A7558
Keywords: 0091561515, James Walvin, England, English, history, Britain, British, towns, cities, city, urban, metropolitan, metropolis, population, demographic, demography, housing, homes, houses, streets, machinery, social class, classes, poverty, urbanisation, urbanization, poor, public order, law enforcement
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Benson, John.
The Working Class in Britain, 1850-1939:
(Longman, 1989). Paperback. Good. viii+ 219pp. Order No. NSBK-A4996
Keywords: 0582495024, working class, working-class, Britain, British, England, English, nineteenth century, Victorian, twentieth century, class, social status, labour, labor, history, social history, work, employment, wages, family, kinship, nation, housing , labour movement, cost of living, economics, economy
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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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Suttles, Gerald D.
The Social Order of the Slum: Ethnicity and Territory in the Inner City
(Chicago UP, 1968). Paperback. Spine slightly creased, otherwise good. xxii + 243pp. Order No. NSBK-A3326
Keywords: 0226781925, ethnicity, territory, slum, housing, urban history, delinquency, Hull House, Chicago, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Negro, America, American history, United States, USA
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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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