The Lives of Scottish Women: Women and Scottish Society 1800-1980

By William Knox

This e-book tells the impressive tales of ten girls whose inspirational lives and struggles exemplify the worries and difficulties that different ladies have confronted in the course of the final centuries. every one is the topic of a bankruptcy dedicated to her specific tale and the days within which she lived. The 19th and 20th centuries witnessed nice adjustments in women's place in Scotland, and but little is understood concerning the achievements of the Scottish ladies who have been the most brokers of those adjustments. In featuring the existence tales of ten ladies, William Knox offers facts of the massive contribution made through ladies to the shaping of recent Scotland. whilst he indicates how the lifestyles histories of people can demonstrate formerly darkish corners of old knowing and make allowance a extra nuanced photo of Scottish society as an entire. topics contain Jane Welsh Carlyle, brilliantly proficient, yet married to the wayward and important Thomas, Sophia Jex-Blake, Scotland's first girl health care provider, and Mary Slessor,

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