Life as we Have Known it: The Voices of Working-Class Women [Audiobook] download free by Margaret Llewelyn Davies

Life as we Have Known it: The Voices of Working-Class Women Audiobook download free by Margaret Llewelyn Davies
  • Listen audiobook: Life as we Have Known it: The Voices of Working-Class Women
  • Author: Margaret Llewelyn Davies
  • Release date: 2012/7/10
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9781844088010
  • Rating: 8.34 of 10
  • Votes: 137
  • Review by: Blakely Higdon
  • Review rating: 7.44 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/23
  • Duration: 2H36M7S in 256 kbps (41.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-11
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless, AIFF, MPEG4 (compression TZ, ARC, ZIP, RAR, AZW4, AZW3, TZO)
  • Total pages original book: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 13M28S (3.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: I was born in Bethnal Green . . . a tiny scrap of humanity. I was my mother's seventh, and seven more were born after me . . . When I was ten years old I began to earn my own living.'Told in the distinctive and memorable voices of working class women, Life as We Have Known It is a remarkable first-hand account of working lives at the turn of the last century. First published in association with the Women's Co-operative Guild in 1931, Life as We Have Known it is a unique evocation of a lost age, and a humbling testament to what Virginia Woolf called 'that inborn energy which no amount of childbirth and washing up can quench'. Here is domestic service; toiling in factories and in the fields, and of husbands - often old and ill before their time, some drinkers or gamblers. Despite telling of the hardship of a poverty-stricken marriage, the horrors of childbirth and of lives spent in search of jobs, these are spirited and inspiring voices.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poverty & Unemployment, Memoirs, Biography: General, Gender Studies: Women, British & Irish History, Social Classes, Labour Economics
  • Download servers: Uploaded, Microsoft OneDrive, FileServe, MyUpload, Your Bittorrent, FreakShare. Compressed in TZ, ARC, ZIP, RAR, AZW4, AZW3, TZO
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.88 USD
  • Dimensions: 123x196x13mm
  • Weight: 158.76g
  • Printed by: Virago Press Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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