Author:Robert Beachy, Béatrice Craig, Alastair Owens

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Women, Business, and Finance in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Rethinking Separate Spheres

By: Robert Beachy, Béatrice Craig, Alastair Owens

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2005

Seller ID: 20185X

ISBN: 184520185X

Condition: 256 pages, paperback, Palgrave Macmillan


Looking at women, business and finance in the nineteenth century, this book challenges our traditional understanding of "separate spheres" whereby men operated in the public world of work and women in the private realm of the domestic. Drawing on case studies throughout Europe, the authors reveal that there was much greater diversity in women's economic experience across all social strata than has previously been understood. International contributors take a new look at ... View more info