|Chapter. 8. Domestic. Service. Even as the manufacturing system extended its |
reach, domestic service, that most traditional of female employments, remained
the largest paid occupation for women in New York. Since the early nineteenth ...
|In this definitive volume, respected historian Christine Stansell tells the story of one of the great democratic movements of our times.|
|The author of City of Women: Sex and Class in New York City, 1789-1860 presents a provocative look at turn-of-the-century Greenwich Village and the bohemian individualists--all committed to free love, free speech, and politically engaged ...|