BeschreibungThis exciting collection of essays reveals the tremendous diversity of women's experiences in Ireland's past. For the first time this unique book draws together key writings on Irish women's history published over the past two decades, including contributions from North and South Ireland, England, the United States, Canada, and Australia. It explores the lives of ordinary Irish women since 1800, looking at such diverse themes as: *The development of women's history in Ireland *e lives of ordinary Irish women since 1800, looking at such diverse themes as: * The development of women's history in Ireland * Politics and the variety of political activities undertaken by women * health and sexuality revealing hidden histories of sexual activity, mental illness and attempts to control fertility * religion and the experiences of catholic nuns, protestant evangelicals and salvationists *emigration and the pattern of female migration to the U. S., Britain, and Australia *work including both paid and unpaid employ inside and outside the home. By bringing together this body of work for the first time, the diversity of women's experiences in Ireland's past is unearthed. This reader is a monumental work that captures the lives of the women of 19th and 20th-century Ireland.
Untertitel: 'Routledge Readers in History'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2001
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten