The Business of Everyday Life: Gender, Practice and Social Politics in England, c. 1600-1900
This book examines the daily practices of men and women in the 17th through 19th centuries to budget succesfully and make ends meet. The author shows the many ways businesses worked, such as pawning, selling, and borrowing on a regular basis, as well as the strong role gender played in the division of responsibilities.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published August 8th 2006 by Manchester University Press
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