WOMEN ADVISING WOMEN
Advice Books, Manuals and Journals for Women, 1450-1837
Part 7: Sources from The Women's Library at London Metropolitan University
This path-breaking project brings together early women's journals, ephemeral publications and didactic literature. It will be invaluable for all those studying the history of women, family life, material culture, metropolitan and provincial culture, romantic love, women's reading, poetry and short stories.
Part 7 comprises advice manuals, conduct books and pamphlets for the period
1631-1838, from the Women’s Library, London (which houses the most extensive collection in the UK of materials for the study of Gender and Women's History. It was previously known as the Fawcett Library). The materials reproduced here cover:
- Cookery and Domestic Duties.
- Fathers and Sons.
- Mothers and Daughters.
- Women and the Law.
- Women and Work.