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

"In the nineteenth-century mill towns of Preston, England; Lowell, Massachusetts; and Paisley, Scotland, there were specific demands for migrant and female labor, and potential employers provided the necessary respectable conditions in order to attract them. Using individual accounts, this inno...

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Author / Creator: Gordon, Wendy M., 1967-
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2002.
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE