Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830
Danielle van der Heuvel, International Review of Social History ...pioneering work...
Alison C, Kay, Business History This book was a delight to read. It is a skill to weave such a lively narrative from a complex utilisation of sources and Hannah Barker does this with a dash of style.
Introduction; 1. Manchester, Leeds, and Sheffield in the Later Georgian Age; 2. Women's Work and Urban Development; 3. The 'Public' Face of Female Enterprise; 4. Family Firms, Partnerships, and Independent Traders; 5. Family, Property, and Power; Conclusion; Appendixes; Index