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Author Zappi, Elda Gentili, 1928-

Title If eight hours seem too few : mobilization of women workers in the Italian rice fields / Elda Gentili Zappi
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1991]


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 W'PONDS  331.483318 Zap/Ieh  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series SUNY series on women and work
SUNY series on women and work.
Contents Introduction -- The formation of a female labor force in the rice fields -- Weeders' lives -- The early stages of mobilization: protest actions, socialist propaganda, and the weeders' response in 1901 -- The first results of mobilization -- Years of progress, years of action, 1903-10 -- Withstanding agrarian militancy and wars, 1911-15 -- Weeders' consciousness as women and workers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-377) and index
Subject Socialism -- Italy -- History -- 19th century.
Socialism -- Italy -- History.
Women labor union members -- Italy -- History -- 19th century.
Women labor union members -- Italy -- History.
Women rice workers -- Italy -- History -- 19th century.
Women rice workers -- Italy -- History.
LC no. 90009581
ISBN 0791404811