The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660?1900

Sale price Price £19.99 Regular price Unit price  per 

This fascinating and enlightening study of the tie-on pocket combines materiality and gender to provide new insight into the social history of women's everyday lives - from duchesses and country gentry to prostitutes and washerwomen - and to explore their consumption practices, sociability, mobility, privacy, and identity. A wealth of evidence reveals unexpected facets of the past, bringing women's stories into intimate focus.