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Author Williams, Samantha, 1970- author
Title Unmarried motherhood in the metropolis, 1700-1850 : pregnancy, the poor law and provision / Samantha Williams
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
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Descript xv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-261) and index
Introduction: Illegitimacy in London -- Shame -- Pregnant and birthing bodies -- The workhouse -- Maintenance -- Punishment -- Conclusion
Subject Unmarried mothers -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th century
Illegitimacy -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Unmarried mothers -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Unmarried mothers -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Illegitimacy -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Poor laws -- Great Britain -- History
Unmarried mothers -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
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