The highly practical guide introduces the reader to the main areas of British women's history: education, work, family life, sexuality and politics. After an introduction to each topic detailed commentary is provided on a range of primary source material together with advice on further reading. For the new edition the author has written a brand new chapter on how to choose a dissertation subject and the pitfalls to avoid.

chapter Chapter one|12 pages

Doing a research project: writing a dissertation

chapter Chapter two|24 pages

The changing image

chapter Chapter three|44 pages

The education of girls

chapter Chapter four|42 pages

Women’s waged work

chapter Chapter five|18 pages

Women and family life

chapter Chapter six|24 pages

Aspects of sexuality

chapter Chapter seven|16 pages

Women and politics

chapter Chapter eight|3 pages

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