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

By: Dublin, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2206184

ISBN: 0231051190

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

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Women at Work

By: Dublin, Thomas

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Columbia University: 1981

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2204930

ISBN: 0231041675

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light edge wear. 1981 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In this prize-winning study, Thomas Dublin explores, in carefully researched detail, the lives and experiences of the first generation of American women to face the demands of industrial capitalism. Dublin describes and traces the strong community awareness of these women from Lowell and relates it to labor protest movements of the 1830s and '40s. View more info