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Author Steedman, Carolyn.

Title Master and servant : love and labour in the English industrial age / Carolyn Steedman
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 263 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Cambridge social and cultural histories ; 10
Cambridge social and cultural histories ; 10
Contents List of maps -- Acknowledgements -- Prologue -- Introduction: On service and silences -- Wool, worsted and the working class: myths of origin -- Lives and writing -- Labour -- Working for a living -- Teaching -- Relations -- The gods -- Love -- Nelly's version -- Conclusion: Phoebe in Arcadia -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary A fascinating account of love, life and domestic service in eighteenth-century England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Household employees in literature.
Industrial revolution -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Labor -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Master and servant in literature.
Master and servant -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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