A Woman's Work is Never Done: A History of Housework in the British Isles 1650-1950.
Illustrated. Academic, deeply sourced with rich endnotes and index, yet wonderfully entertaining. The effects on women's lives of rapid urbanization and industrialization, the way the development of utilities affected domestic life, and other topics are covered in depth for the three centuries when Britain, before any other country, entered the industrial age. VG condition. Previous owner signature. Jacket is like new. Chatto & Windus, London. 1982. Hb, Dj. USED. $25.00