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Family fortunes : men and women of the English middle class, 1780-1850 / Leonore Davidoff and Catherine Hall.

By: Davidoff, Leonore [author.].
Contributor(s): Hall, Catherine, 1946- [author.].
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, c2019Edition: 3rd edition.Description: lxiv, 576 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781138068810 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781138068797 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9781315157610 (ebk).Subject(s): Middle class -- England -- History -- 18th century -- Case studies | Middle class women -- England -- History -- 18th century -- Case studies | Middle class -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies | Middle class women -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Case studiesDDC classification: 305.550942
Contents:
Acknowledgements Introduction to the third edition Introduction Prologue Setting the scene Part One Religion and Ideology 1 `The one thing needful': religion and the middle class 2 `Ye are all one in Christ Jesus': men, women and religion 3 `The nursery of virtue': domestic ideology and the middle class Part Two Economic Structure and Opportunity 4 `A modest competency': men, women and property 5 `A man must act': men and the enterprise 6 `The hidden investment': women and the enterprise Part Three Everyday Life: Gender in Action 7 `Our family is a little world': family structure and relationships 8 `My own fireside': the creation of the middle-class home 9 `Lofty pine and clinging vine': living with gender in the middle class 10 `Improving times': men, women and the public sphere Epilogue Appendices Notes and references Select bibliography People index Subject index
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 470-559) and index.

Acknowledgements Introduction to the third edition Introduction Prologue Setting the scene Part One Religion and Ideology 1 `The one thing needful': religion and the middle class 2 `Ye are all one in Christ Jesus': men, women and religion 3 `The nursery of virtue': domestic ideology and the middle class Part Two Economic Structure and Opportunity 4 `A modest competency': men, women and property 5 `A man must act': men and the enterprise 6 `The hidden investment': women and the enterprise Part Three Everyday Life: Gender in Action 7 `Our family is a little world': family structure and relationships 8 `My own fireside': the creation of the middle-class home 9 `Lofty pine and clinging vine': living with gender in the middle class 10 `Improving times': men, women and the public sphere Epilogue Appendices Notes and references Select bibliography People index Subject index

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