Obligation and opportunity : single Maritime women in Boston, 1870-1930 / Betsy Beattie.

"Obligation and Opportunity opens a window into the world of the women who moved from the Maritimes to New England for work. Urged to stay home by tales of danger and woe in the newspapers, they still left by the thousands, and in numbers larger than those for men." "Beattie examines...

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Main Author: Beattie, Mary Elizabeth, 1945-
Format: eBook
Published: Montreal ; Ithaca [New York] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2000.
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