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Women in Ireland 1800-1918: A Documentary History
Women in Ireland 1800-1918: A Documentary History

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Authors: Maria Luddy
Affiliation: University of Warwick
Publication Year: Softback 1995
Pages: 356
Size: 234 x 156mm

ISBN: 9781859180389


Women in Ireland 1800-1918 presents a valuable and significant collection of over 100 sources and documents relating to the public and private aspects of women's lives in Ireland during the period 1800-1918. The documents reveal aspect's of women's working lives, educational experiences, involvement in politics and of their private lives such as contraception, childbirth, love, marriage and religion. Each section has a comprehensive introduction which discusses the context of the documents. As the first major survey of Irish women's lives, it will appeal to those who want a deeper understanding of how women of all classes lived their lives and it will prove indispensable to second and third level students, those attending Women's Studies courses, as well as a wide general readership interested in assessing the role of women in nineteenth and early twentieth century Irish history.

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