Women alone : spinsters in England, 1660-1850 / Bridget Hill.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hill, Bridget.
Format: Book
Published:New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [2001], ©2001.
Table of Contents:
  • Single women in agriculture
  • Single women in manufacturing
  • Single women in business
  • Teachers, governesses and ladies' companions
  • Spinsters who stayed at home
  • Spinsters and learned ladies
  • The poor spinster and the poor law
  • Crime, prostitution and the single woman
  • The surveillance of single women
  • Ways of escape
  • Religion and the spinster
  • Friendship and pastimes.