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This Working-Day World: Women's Lives And Culture(s) In Britain, 1914-1945

by Oldfield, Sybil (1994)

Abstract

This is a collection of essays on aspects of British women's lives in the period 1914-1945. Concentrating on women's activities in many different areas ranging from teacher training colleges to women's institutes; the BBC artiste's group to political militancy. "This Working Day World" presents a women's cultural history that is a kaleidoscope of sub- cultures, covering art, fiction, medicine, political racialism and the personal lives of women.

Keywords

Gendered Labour, Women'S Work, British Context, History, Historiography, Historical Study, Right To Work, Women'S Movement, World War, Fascism, Artistic Labour

Themes

Work in British History, Care Work

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