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050 00 HD6137.Z6|bS26 1996 
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100 1  Sanderson, Elizabeth C.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
       names/n95056401 
245 10 Women and work in eighteenth-century Edinburgh /
       |cElizabeth C. Sanderson. 
246 3  Women and work in 18th century Edinburgh. 
264  1 New York, N.Y. :|bSt. Martin's Press,|c1996. 
300    xii, 236 pages :|billustrations, map ;|c23 cm. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Studies in gender history. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-232) and 
       index. 
505 0  1. The Retail Trade -- 2. Roomsetters, Nurses and 
       Graveclothes-Makers: Community Care in Eighteenth-Century 
       Edinburgh -- 3. Single Women and Independence -- 4. 
       Married Women and Subsistence -- 5. Women and Poverty -- 
       Appendix 1: Women Shopkeepers in the Minute Books of the 
       Merchant Company of Edinburgh -- Appendix 2: Single Women 
       in Business -- Appendix 3: The Textile and Grocery Trades 
       - Apprentices, Journeywomen, Assistants, Shopkeepers and 
       Servants -- Appendix 4: Married Women and Work - Wives and
       Widows. 
520    Georgian Edinburgh has become a familiar place to many of 
       us, yet the working life of its population, especially the
       working lives of women, has been largely neglected. In 
       this book, the first in-depth study of women's experience 
       of work in Scotland before 1800, previously unexplored 
       sources have been used to illuminate the everyday working 
       activities of women, married and single, successful and 
       deprived, and their role in the urban community. 
       Prominence is given to women in retailing and the textile-
       related trades, the extent to which both married and 
       single women worked outside the home, the place of women's
       training, education and apprenticeship to preparing them 
       for work, and the role of women in community care, such as
       the graveclothes-makers whose work is discussed for the 
       first time. While focusing on Edinburgh, the capital and 
       premier service town of eighteenth-century Scotland, Dr 
       Sanderson's findings are important in the British context 
       and beyond. 
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