Fenwomen A Portrait of Women in an English Village (Chatham House Papers) by Mary Chamberlain

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul Books Ltd .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Gislea (Cambridgeshire),
  • Social conditions,
  • Rural conditions,
  • History Of Women (General)

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7780220M
ISBN 100710095678
ISBN 109780710095671

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It tells the story of “women as labourers and labourers’ wives, whose daily toil for the survival of themselves and their families had never been. Mary Chamberlain’s first book, the highly acclaimed FENWOMEN, Fenwomen book also the first to be published by Virago Press inand was the inspiration for Caryl Churchill’s award winning play Fen.

You can find out more on this novel, and on all her non-fiction work, as well as reading blogs and other articles by following the links on the website. Highly regarded as one of the pioneers of oral history, Mary Chamberlain has authored six non-fiction works, and edited, or co-edited, a further five.

FENWOMEN. A PORTRAIT OF WOMEN IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE, the first book to be published by the Virago Press inwas described as ‘a strong and moving book’ (Ann Cornelisen.

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About this book. Fenwomen A vivid social and oral history of an isolated village in the Cambridgeshire Fens, providing a unique portrait spanning years, through the voices of the women who lived there. First published inthis was Virago's first non-fiction book, and it is now republished as a fine collector's edition, with a photographic essay by Justin Partyka and new introduction.

Mary Chamberlain is an historian, emeritus professor of Caribbean history at Oxford Brookes University, and a novelist.

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