Female Occupations: Women's Employment 1850-1950
Date of publication: October 2008
Publisher: Countryside Books
The entries in this book are based on an encyclopaedic approach, each full of interest and information, as they chart the steadily evolving status of women and the job opportunities open to them. Female Occupations is aimed especially at family historians, and contains over 300 entries. Each of these has some explanation of what the job entailed, the historical setting, and examples or stories of women who were involved with it.