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Author Baker, Sally
Title Mothers, Wives and Changing Lives : Women in Mid-Twentieth Century Rural Wales
Imprint Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (240 pages)
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Series Gender Studies in Wales S
Gender Studies in Wales S
Note Intro -- Introduction: Womanhood, Wales and Culture -- Narratives, Biography and Culture: Situating Participants'Life Stories -- Women and Society 1940-1970: Culture, Gender andPolitics -- Havens in a Heartless World: Accounts of Gender,Femininity and Domestic Life -- Education and Attainment: Women's Roles in Informaland Formal Schooling -- Cultures of Aspiration: Women and the Genesis ofCultural Capital -- Religion and Spiritual Life -- Moral Guardianship and Respectability: Lives BeyondSuspicion -- Culture, Capital, Learning and Conversion in theNext Generation -- Appendix: Table Outlining Participants' Details -- Bibliography -- Index
The role of women in the recent history of Wales is an area that has received scant attention from social scientists and historians. This book will therefore seek to fill that gap by drawing upon the family stories told about women's roles in education, the chapel and the family to address some of the important gaps in the knowledge base
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Baker, Sally Mothers, Wives and Changing Lives : Women in Mid-Twentieth Century Rural Wales Cardiff : University of Wales Press,c2011 9780708323342
Subject Women -- Wales.;Mothers -- Wales.;Wives -- Wales
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Alt Author Brown, Brian J
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