2 edition of Women in economic and social history (WESH) found in the catalog.
Women in economic and social history (WESH)
|Other titles||WESH directory|
|Statement||compiled by Amy Louise Erickson on behalf of the Women"s Committee of the Economic History Society.|
|Contributions||Erickson, Amy Louise., Economic History Society. Women"s Committee.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 121 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||121|
Social history. Social history, sometimes described as the 'history of the people', or 'history from below', emerged as an alternative to conventional political history, both in terms of its objects of interest and its belief in deeprooted economic and social factors as agents of historical change. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tickner, F. W. (Frederick Windham) Women in English economic history. Westport, Conn.: Hyperion.
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