Women, Work and Sociability in Early Modern London

Author(s): 
Reinke-Williams, Tim
ISBN: 
9781137372093
Date published: 
April 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Drawing on legal and literary sources, this work revises and expands understandings of female honesty, worth and credit by exploring how women from the middling and lower ranks of society fashioned positive identities as mothers, housewives, domestic managers, retailers and neighbours between 1550 and 1700.