Destined to Be Wives: The Sisters of Beatrice Webb

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Exploring the lives of Beatrice Webb and her eight sisters, this volume presents a vivid picture of the experiences of a group of upper middle class women in England at the turn of the century. Barbara Caine juxtaposes the normal pattern of the Potters' lives with some of the extraordinary conflicts and tragedies that took place behind the respectable facade of traditional Victorian and Edwardian family life. Highlighting some of these tensions and pressures--including the suicide of one sister, the death of another ...

Destined to Be Wives: The Sisters of Beatrice Webb 1988, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192821584

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Destined to Be Wives: The Sisters of Beatrice Webb 1987, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198200543

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