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Author Srole, Carole, 1948-

Title Transcribing class and gender [electronic resource] : masculinity and femininity in nineteenth-century courts and offices / Carole Srole.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 324 p. : ill.
Series Class, culture
Class, culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Performing independence : male clerks, bookkeepers, and stenographers from 1820 to 1870 -- Treasury girls and the masses : from degraded women workers to employees -- Stepping-stones and short ladders : men's faltering independence -- The male stenographers' solution : the language of professionalism -- Typewriter girls and lady stenographers : the challenges of respectability -- "My fondest hopes will have been realized" : independence, ambition, and the new woman -- Performances of professionalism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Working class women -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Stenographers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Masculinity -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Femininity -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Social classes -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780472070558 (cloth : alk. paper)
047207055X (cloth : alk. paper)

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