The Gentleman's Daughter : Women's Lives in Georgian England, Paperback

The Gentleman's Daughter : Women's Lives in Georgian England Paperback

Part of the Yale Nota Bene series

Description

Eighteenth-century women have long been presented as the heroines of traditional biographies, or as the faceless victims of vast historical processes, but rarely have they been deemed worthy of rigorous historical enquiry.

Based on a close examination of letters, diaries and account books, this study offers an insight into the intimate and everyday lives of genteel women and transforms our understanding of the position of women in this period.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448 pages, 66 b&w illustrations
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780300102222

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