By Sarah Eisenstein
Rooted within the published assets of the interval, this e-book reconstructs the attitudes of a pioneer iteration of younger girls to the conflicts caused by way of their new adventure of employment open air their houses, and to adjustments in paintings and kinfolk relationships. within the Nineties and after the nonetheless established Victorian perception of decent womanhood excluded wage-earning girls. but working-class ladies themselves didn't acquiesce during this judgement, and Eisenstein’s exploration of Victorian rules approximately ladies and paintings – utilizing the modern middle-class literature of recommendation and prescription to this new team – makes a ancient learn that's a vintage of its kind.
The publication was once initially released in 1983.
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Give Us Bread but Give Us Roses: Working Women's Consciousness in the United States, 1890 to the First World War (Routledge Library Editions: Women's History) by Sarah Eisenstein