Mill girls and strangers single women's independent migration in England, Scotland, and the United States, 1850-1881 /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Gordon, Wendy M., 1967-
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2002.
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1.. Transitions in the City: Independent Female Migration, 1850-1881
  • Single Female Migrants in Historical Perspectives
  • Chapter 2.. Preston: The Unseen Migrants
  • Migrants and Domestic Service in Preston
  • The Migrants' Economy
  • Chapter 3.. Lowell: The Mill Girls
  • Migrants and the Textile Industry in Lowell
  • The Migrants' Society
  • A Desire to See the City
  • The Migrants' Independence
  • Chapter 4.. Paisley: The Strangers and the Maids
  • Migrants and Domestic Service in Paisley
  • Migrants and Bleaching in Paisley
  • Accommodating Independent Migrants
  • The Migrants' Economy
  • To Prosecute Her Claim
  • Personal Migration Patterns
  • Migrants at Risk
  • Chapter 5.. Comparisons: The Migrants Beside Themselves
  • Appendix. The Statistical Methodology
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index