The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women's Lives by Barbara Burman and Ariana Fennetaux
This fascinating and enlightening study of the tie-on pocket combines materiality and gender to provide new insight into the social history of women’s everyday lives—from duchesses and country gentry to prostitutes and washerwomen—and to explore their consumption practices, sociability, mobility, privacy, and identity. A wealth of evidence reveals unexpected facets of the past, bringing women’s stories into intimate focus.
Language : English
Paperback : 264 pages
ISBN-10 : 0300253745
ISBN-13 : 978-0300253740
Item Weight : 1.23 pounds
Dimensions : 6.5 x 0.75 x 8.75 inches
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