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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: Being the Report of an Enquiry Undertaken by the Women's Industrial Council
(G. Bell, 1915). Hardback. Original red cloth slightly faded and edgeworn, otherwise very good. vi + 292pp. Order No. NSBK-C15617
Keywords: 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, antiquarian
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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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Chinn, Carl.
They Worked All Their Lives: Women of the Urban Poor in England, 1880-1939
(MUP, 1988). Hardback. With a newspaper review pasted to front endpapers, otherwise very good in faded dustwrapper. xi + 187pp. Order No. NSBK-A15085
Keywords: 9780719024368, urban poor, poverty, Carl Chinn, working class, women's history, social history, British, English, England, Britain, Birmingham, Midlands, charity, mothers, motherhood, Reports, women's work, trade unions, Victorian, nineteenth century, 19th century, twentieth century, self-help, community, communities, debt, Clementina Black, working women
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Chinn, Carl.
They Worked All Their Lives: Women of the Urban Poor in England, 1880-1939
(MUP, 1988). Scarce. Paperback. Minor marginal annotation, otherwise good+. xii + 187pp. Order No. NSBK-C2286
Keywords: 0719024374, urban poor, poverty, Carl Chinn, working class, women's history, social history, British, English, England, Britain, Birmingham, Midlands, charity, mothers, motherhood, Reports, women's work, trade unions, Victorian, nineteenth century, 19th century, twentieth century, self-help, community, communities, debt, Clementina Black, working women
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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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Townsend, Henry.
Robert Wilson Black:
(Carey Kingsgate Press, 1954). Temperance worker; President of the United Kingdom Alliance, 1932-52. Hardback. Very good in slightly soiled / chipped dustwrapper. 222pp. Order No. NSBK-A3230
Keywords: B0000CIX5B, Baptism, Baptist, Robert Wilson Black, Free Churches, temperance, Baptist Union, evangelicalism, United Kingdom Alliance, religion, baptists, dissent, dissenters, nonconformists, nonconformity, nonconformist
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James, S. W. and Busia, Abena P.A..
Theorizing Black Feminisms: The Visionary Pragmatism of Black Women
(Routledge, 1993). Paperback. Very good. xiii + 300pp. Order No. NSBK-C15610
Keywords: 9780415073370, black women, feminism
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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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Philips, David.
Crime and Authority in Victorian England: The Black Country 1835-1860
(Croom Helm, 1977). Hardback. Ex library with minimal library stamps and stickers, otherwise good+ in slightly faded dustwrapper. 321pp. Order No. NSBK-A2830
Keywords: 087471866X, Victorian, crime, authority, the Black Country, police, prosecution, fraud, violence, property, Industrial Revolution, Wolverhampton, nineteenth century, Britain, British, England, English, history, Midlands, 19th century, criminals, criminal, criminality, courts, court, trial, trials, offences, offenders, offence, quarter session, assizes, magistrate, magistrates, policing, police, constable, constables, policemen, officers, force, parish, local, bobbies, bobbie, larcenies, fraud, prosecution, prosecutors, committal, hearings, hearing, committals, peelers, constabulary, justices of the peace, justices, jp, jps, jp's
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