Mining Women (Hardcover)

Gender in the Development of a Global Industry, 1670 to 2005

By L. Mercier (Editor), J. Gier-Viskovatoff (Editor)

Palgrave MacMillan, 9781403967626, 355pp.

Publication Date: August 18, 2006

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Paperback (10/12/2009)

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This book explores gender relations and women's work and activism in different parts of the world. It also explores the subject from multiple perspectives and links each of these not only to cultural and domestic arrangements but also to an emerging industrial and capitalist system from the Eighteenth through the Twentieth centuries.

About the Author

LAURIE MERCIER is Associate Professor of History, Washington State University, USA. JACLYN GIER is Director of European Studies and Associate Professor of History in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, USA.