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The Struggle for the Breeches: Gender and the Making of the British Working Class
by Anna Clark
Linking the personal and the political, Anna Clark depicts the making of the working class in Britain as a "struggle for the breeches." The late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries witnessed significant changes in notions of masculinity and femininity, the sexual division of labor, and sexual mores, changes that were intimately intertwined with class politics. By int ...more
Paperback, 415 pages
Published April 18th 1997 by University of California Press
(first published March 31st 1995)
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