A Practical Guide to Researching the Lives of Women since 1800
'An invaluable and fascinating guide to the raw material for anyone approaching this underexplored territory' The Sunday Times 'Deirdre Beddoe's book is more than simply a practical manual; it is a feminist history, a researcher's bible and a fascinating glimpse into the lives of our forebears'. Spare Rib
Introduction: Why should we study women's history?
1. Doing a research project: writing a dissertation.
2. The changing image.
3. The education of girls.
4. Women's waged work.
5.Women and family life.
6. Aspects of sexuality.
7. Women and politics.
8. Sharing your findings.
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