Gender and Rural Modernity: Farm Women and the Politics of Labor in Germany, 1871 1933

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By the end of the First World War, women's labor was viewed by contemporary observers as fundamental to the survival of family farms in Germany and consequently to the nation's economic and social stability. At the same time, however, the overburdening of farm women sparked increasingly acrimonious conflicts between young hired women, or Magde, their employers, and state officials. The progressive feminization of agricultural work in Germany during the prewar decades and attempts after the war to prevent young women's ...

Gender and Rural Modernity: Farm Women and the Politics of Labor in Germany, 1871 1933 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138261921

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Gender and Rural Modernity: Farm Women and the Politics of Labor in Germany, 1871 1933 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780754664994

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