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Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

by Margaret Powell

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Arriving at the great houses of 1920s London, fifteen-year-old Margaret's life in service was about to begin...As a kitchen maid - the lowest of the low - s...
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Bobby On The Beat : The True Story of a 1950s Policewoman

Bobby On The Beat : The True Story of a 1950s Policewoman

by Pam Rhodes

Bobby On The Beat : The True Story of a 1950s Policewoman

A fascinating slice of 1950s life Pamela Rhodes, tells her story of life as a policewoman in Bobby on the Beat. When Pam joined in the 1950s the force's female r...
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Female Railway Workers in World War II

Female Railway Workers in World War II

by Susan Major

Female Railway Workers in World War II

During World War II women took on railway roles which were completely new to females. They worked as porters and guards, on the permanent way, and in maintenance and workshop opera...
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History's Midwives

History's Midwives

by Joan Grundy

History's Midwives

The first part of the book begins with the story of how childbirth was conducted in the 17th and 18th centuries at a time of political and religious upheaval in England. Part two is based on the Midw...
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How A Century Of War Changed The Lives Of Women

How A Century Of War Changed The Lives Of Women

by Lindsey German

How A Century of War Changed The Lives of Women

How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women looks at the remarkable impact of war on women in Britain. It shows how conflict has changed women’s lives and how those ...
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Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

by Pamela Horn

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants; the Edwardian Era to 1939

By the end of the 1920s domestic service remained the largest female occupation in Britain. We view it today as an undesirable job, owing to the ...
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Migrant Women's Voices

Migrant Women's Voices

by Linda McDowell

Migrant Women's Voices : Talking About Life and Work in the UK since 1945

Between 1945 and the new century millions of women, including mothers and migrants, joined the labour force. These changes are brought to life th...
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Programmed Inequality

Programmed Inequality

by Marie Hicks

Programmed Inequality

How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.In 1944, Britain led the world in electronic computing. By 1974, the Bri...
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Sisters Of The East End

Sisters Of The East End

by Helen Batten

Sisters Of The East End: The Real Stories of the Sisters who Inspired " Call The Midwife"

'A second's silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I had ever seen . A baby, a real live baby, another...
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The District Nurse

The District Nurse

by Susan Cohen

District Nurse

For 150 years, district nurses have been taking care of the sick in their own homes, providing health care, moral support, and wise advice to people of all ages and classes, in rural areas, towns and citi...
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The District Nurse

The District Nurse

by Susan Cohen

The District Nurse

For 150 years, up and down the country, from large cities to rural areas and the remotest islands and highlands, district nurses have been visiting the sick in their own homes. Here they have provided...
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The Midwife

The Midwife

by Susan Cohen

The Midwife

The midwife: medical professional, friend in a woman's hour of greatest need, potent social and cultural symbol. Though the role of midwife has existed since time immemorial, it is only since the Victorian e...
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The Mill Girls

The Mill Girls

by Tracy Johnson

The Mill Girls : Moving True Stories of Love and Loss from Lancashire's Cotton Mills

'That morning I dragged my heels all the way to the mill. "I can't do it," I sulked. Mother sighed and shook her head.

My heart sank...
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The Staircase Girls

The Staircase Girls

by Catherine Seymour

The Staircase Girls : The Secret Lives, Heartaches and Joy of the Cambridge 'Bedders'

Joyce leaned her black Triumph bicycle against a wall, and shivered in the foggy, early dawn light. Glancing up at the enormous woode...
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The Sugar Girls : Tales of Hardship ,Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle's East End

The Sugar Girls : Tales of Hardship ,Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle's East End

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi

Sugar Girls : Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyles East End

'On an autumn day in 1944, Ethel Alleyne walked the short distance from her house to Tate & Lyle's refinery on the shining curve of the Thames...
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The Victorian Domestic Servant

The Victorian Domestic Servant

by Trevor May

Victorian Domestic Servant

In 1851 there were over one million servants in Britain. This work covers a range of domestic service in the nineteenth century, describing the work and conditions of servants and giving an in...
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The World OfThe Victorian Kitchen

The World OfThe Victorian Kitchen

by Karen Foy

Life In The Victorian Kitchen : Culinary Secrets and Servants' Stories

Have you ever wondered what life was like for domestic servants, the etiquette involved during upper class banquets, or simply wished for a glimpse...
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Voices From The Factory Floor

Voices From The Factory Floor

by Catrin Stevens

Voices form the Factory Floor : The Experiences of Women Who Worked in the Manufacturing Industries in Wales, 1945-75

In Wales the post-Second World War period was one of gradual decline for the major, traditional, male...
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Women Of The World: The Rise Of The Female Diplomat

Women Of The World: The Rise Of The Female Diplomat

by Helen McCarthy

Women Of The World : The Rise of the Female Diplomat

Throughout the twentieth century and long before, hundreds of determined British women defied the social conventions of their day in order to seek adventure and influ...
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Women On Duty: A History Of The First Female Police Force

Women On Duty: A History Of The First Female Police Force

by Sophie Jackson

Women on Duty : A History Of The First Female Police Force

A monumental event in the history of female emancipation occurred in Grantham, Lincolnshire, on 27 November 1914: the first female police officers went on duty....
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