Farm to Factory: Women's Letters, 1830-1860

By: Dublin, Thomas

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Spine toned. 1981 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 191 pp. Between 1820 and 1860, tens of thousands of single women left rural New England to work in the factory towns of the region. After a few years, they returned to the farm, moved west, or settled in the growing urban centres. In Farm to Factory, Thomas Dublin has selected letters from six of these women in order to provide a personal view of the first generation of American women employed for wages outside their own homes. CONTENTS: Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Introduction, The Hodgdon Letters, Letters to Sabrina Bennett, Mary Paul Letters, Delia Page Letters, Afterword. KEYWORDS: THOMAS DUBLIN FARM TO FACTORY WOMENS LETTERS STUDIES SOCIOLOGY HISTORY 1830 1860 NEW ENGLAND

Title: Farm to Factory: Women's Letters, 1830-1860

Author: Dublin, Thomas

Categories: Women's Studies, Essays & Letters, 19th Century, Biography,

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1981

ISBN Number: 0231051190

ISBN Number 13: 9780231051194

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2206184