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Dixon, Ruth B.
Rural Women at Work: Strategies for Development in South Asia
(Johns Hopkins UP, 1978). Hardback. Ex library, title page stained, otherwise good in dustwrapper. Library sticker on dustwrapper spine. xvi + 227pp. Order No. NSBK-C1291
Keywords: 080182124X, rural women, rural, country, countryside, work, South Asia, Asian
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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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Proud, E. Dorothea.
Welfare Work: Employers' Experiments for Improving Working Conditions in Factories
(G. Bell, 3rd edition, 1918). Foreword by David Lloyd-George. Hardback. Ex-library with usual library stamps and stickers. some wear to edges, otherwise good. xx + 368pp. Order No. NSBK-C6760
Keywords: B000856JQQ, welfare, Great War, First World War, World War I, workers, working, factory system, factories, working conditions, women and work, working women, David Lloyd-George, social experiments, history, Catherine Helen Spence, E. Dorothea Proud, pay, wages, economic, economy, industry, industrial, twentieth century, antiquarian, factory legislation, factory labour, factory girls, labor
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Drew, Eileen, Emerek, Ruth, Mahon, Evelyn.
Women, Work and the Family in Europe:
(Routledge, 1998). Paperback. Very good +. xvii + 230pp. Order No. NSBK-C15497
Keywords: 0415153514, women, work, family, Europe, European, sociology, sociological, gender, demographic
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Williams, Canon G. A.
Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth: 1886-1967. A Short Account of her Life and Work
(Titus Wilson, rpt., 1974). Paperback. Covers slightly rubbed, otherwise good+. 42pp. Order No. NSBK-C11665
Keywords: Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, twentieth century, 20th, women's work, women and work, Gawthorpe Hall, philanthropy, philanthropists, debutantes, Rachel Kay-Shuttelworth Collection, Lancashire, North-West, North West
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Fawcett, Henry and Millicent Garrett.
The Works of Henry and Millicent Fawcett, 1863-1924:
(Thoemmes Press, 1995 facsimile rpt of the 1878 edition). Complete in 8 volumes, as follows: Free Trade and Protection; Pauperism; The Economic Position of the British Labourer; Manual of Political Economy; Tales in Political Economy; Political Economy for Beginners; What I Remember; Essays and Lectures. Hardbacks. Near fine. 2363pp. Order No. NSBK-C7544
Keywords: 1855063670, Free Trade and Protection, Pauperism, The Economic Position of the British Labourer, Manual of Political Economy, Tales in Political Economy, Political Economy for Beginners, What I Remember, Essays and Lectures. Millicent Garrett Fawcett, Millicent Fawcett, Henry Fawcett, Millicent Garrett, Fawcett, The Fawcetts, victorian writers, political thought, complete works, works, poverty, pauper, writing, writings, writings of, works of, Fawcett set, full set, Thoemmes, Thoemmes Press, 20th century, twentieth century, tariffs, 19th century, nineteenth Century, poverty, essays, essay
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Westall, Oliver, ed.
Innovation and Labour During British Industrialisation: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Harry Dutton, 1947-1984
(Huntington Publishers, 1985). Hardback. Covers rubbed, otherwise good+. 92pp. Order No. NSBK-A11979
Keywords: 0906389097, Harry Dutton, Industrial Revolution, industrial, industrialisation, industrialization, nineteenth century, eighteenth century, industry, work, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, biography, biographies, biographical, lives, life, life histories, life history, twentieth century, 20th, patents, food riots
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Moss, Peter & Fonda, Nickie, eds.
Work and the Family:
(Temple Smith, 1980). Hardback. Very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. 224pp. Order No. NSBK-C1436
Keywords: 0851171990, work, family, twentieth century, sociology
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Mackie, Lindsay and Pattullo, Polly.
Women at Work:
(Tavistock Studies, 1977). Paperback. Spine creased, otherwise good+ with newspaper cuttings pasted inside. 192pp. Order No. NSBK-C10190
Keywords: 0422759902, women, women's work, women workers, women and work, employment, employees, twentieth century, 20th, labour, labor, domesticity, trade unions, housework, children, jobs, employment, equal pay
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Watts, A. G.
Education, Unemployment and the Future of Work:
(Open University Press, 1983). Paperback. Front cover slightly creased, otherwise very good. vi + 218pp. Order No. NSBK-A8590
Keywords: 0335104118, education, employment, unemployment, work, curriculum, Britain, British, England, English
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