Daily Life of Victorian Women

Daily Life of Victorian Women

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Contrary to popular misconception, many Victorian women performed manual labor for wages directly alongside men, had political voice before women's suffrage, and otherwise contributed significantly to society outside of the domestic sphere. Daily Life of Victorian Women documents the varied realities of the lives of Victorian women; provides in-depth comparative analysis of the experiences of women from all classes, especially the working class; and addresses changes in their lives and society over time. The book covers key social, intellectual, and geographical aspects of women's lives, with main chapters on gender and ideals of womanhood, the state, religion, home and family, the body, childhood and youth, paid labor and professional work, urban life, and imperialism.Rather than supporting universal adult suffrage, the womena#39;s suffrage societies formed in the 1860s and late Victorian period ... How- ever, Taylor concluded her essay with an appeal that would prove even more popular: a celebration of theanbsp;...


Title:Daily Life of Victorian Women
Author: Lydia Murdoch
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2013-10-01
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