The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660-1900

Barbara Burman (Author) Ariane Fennetaux (Author)
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Description

Now in paperback, this beautifully illustrated book reveals the enthralling story of the tie-on pocket.

Product Details

Price
$25.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
July 28, 2020
Pages
264
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300253740
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About the Author

Barbara Burman is an independent scholar, and Ariane Fennetaux is associate professor of eighteenth-century history at the Université de Paris.

Reviews

"What particularly interests Burman and Fennetaux is the way in which women of all classes have historically used these tie-on pockets as a supplementary body part to help them negotiate their way through a world that was not built to suit them" --Kathryn Hughes, Guardian