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Title:
Family fortunes
Author:
Davidoff, Leonore.
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Edition:
Rev. ed.
Physical Description:
1, 14-576 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"Family Fortunes has become a seminal text in class and gender history. Published to wide critical acclaim in 1987, its influence in the field continues to be extensive. It has cast new light on the perception of middle-class society and gender relations between 1780 and 1850"--Jacket.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. Religion and Ideology -- 1. 'The one thing needful': religion and the middle class -- 2. 'Ye are all one in Christ Jesus': men, women and religion -- 3. 'The nursery of virtue': domestic ideology and the middle class -- pt. 2. Economic Structure and Opportunity -- 4. 'A modest competency': men, women and property -- 5. 'A man must act': men and the enterprise -- 6. 'The hidden investment': women and the enterprise -- pt. 3. Everyday Life: Gender in Action -- 7. 'Our family is a little world': family structure and relationships -- 8. 'My own fireside': the creation of the middle-class home -- 9. 'Lofty pine and clinging vine': living with gender in the middle class -- 10. 'Improving times': men, women and the public sphere.
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ISBN:
9780415290647

9780415290654
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