Woman in Industry from Seven Points of View.
By Gertrude M. Tuckwell, Constance Smith, Mary R. Macarthur, May Tennant, Nettie Adler, Adelaide M. Anderson, Clementina Black. With a Preface by D. J. Shackleton.London: Duckworth and Co., 1908 Stock Code: 131231
An important resource on women's social historyFirst edition of this important resource on women's social history, a collection of expanded lectures "of special value to those who are engaged in the work of attempting to elevate the position of the working woman" (preface). The work comprises the following contributions: the British trade unionist and magistrate Gertrude Tuckwell on the regulation of women's work; writer and labour law activist Constance Isabella Stuart Smith on the minimum wage; the suffragist and general secretary of the Women's Trade Union League Mary Macarthur on trade unionism; factory inspector and campaigner May Tennant on infant mortality; the Jewish Liberal Party politician Henrietta Adler on child employment and juvenile delinquency; labour activist and HM Principal Lady Inspector of Factories Dame Adelaide Mary Anderson on factory and workshop law; and suffrage campaigner and trade unionist Clementina Black on legislative proposals.
Octavo. Original purple cloth, title gilt to spine and to front board in blind, publisher's device to rear board in blind.
Illustrated bookplate of Arthur Greenwood to front pastedown, pasted over previous bookplate, now mostly removed. Slightly rubbed, sunned at the spine, overall very good.
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