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Introduction

Deborah Simonton

Deborah Simonton is Associate Professor Emerita of British History at the University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, and Visiting Professor at the University of Turku, Finland. She was also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Utah State University, USA. She is the author of A History of European Women’s Work (1998), leads the Network Gender in the European Town, and has co-edited a number of publications on gender and towns. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

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... and normative images of workers, especially in the next centuries. Ehmer and Lis, eds, The Idea of Work, 23; Deborah Simonton , A History of European...

Economy

Deborah Simonton

Deborah Simonton is Associate Professor Emerita of British History at the University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, and Visiting Professor at the University of Turku, Finland. She was also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Utah State University, USA. She is the author of A History of European Women’s Work (1998), leads the Network Gender in the European Town, and has co-edited a number of publications on gender and towns. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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... situated in contemporary social anxieties.Shorter 1975: 168; Stone 1977: 81. See critique in Cunningham 1995: 4–18 and Simonton 1998: 25. Thus, they couched the treatment of children in moral concerns that were largely anachronistic....

Education and Work

Deborah Simonton

Deborah Simonton is Associate Professor Emerita of British History at the University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, and Visiting Professor at the University of Turku, Finland. She was also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Utah State University, USA. She is the author of A History of European Women’s Work (1998), leads the Network Gender in the European Town, and has co-edited a number of publications on gender and towns. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... “Learning to Be Good Girls and Women,” in The Routledge History of Women in Europe Since 1700, ed. Deborah Simonton (London: Routledge, 2006), p. 121. In France, home economics became compulsory in 1942, although the dictum was problematic because...

Work and Workplaces

A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Once upon a time, the Age of Enlightenment was considered a golden age of the workplace. Conditions in such spaces had improved over the poverty and grime of the medieval era. This was a time in which people were increasingly well-fed...

The Economy of Work

A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... to centre on workshops.” Berg, “What Difference,” 23. Deborah Simonton , A History of European Women’s Work, 1700 to the Present...

Picturing Work

A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Enlightenment concept of work was a highly positive one. Traditionally, the biblical designation of labor as the curse of Adam reinforced the aristocratic notion that work was degrading, and saw workers as deserving their place...

Work and Society

A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... markets that innovators recognized as “real” economic activity. Deborah Simonton , A History of European Women’s Work: 1700...

Work and Leisure

A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1983), 9–10 ; Deborah Simonton , A History of European...

The Political Culture of Work

Bert De Munck

Bert De Munck is Full Professor at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. He teaches ‘Early Modern History’, ‘Theory of Historical Knowledge’, and ‘Heritage and Public history’. He is a member of the Centre for Urban History, Antwerp, and the Director of the interdisciplinary Urban Studies Institute. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... called “home towns.” This contrasts with most guilds in the northern Netherlands, Britain, and most Italian cities and city-states, where merchants typically held the reins. Deborah Simonton argues for Aberdeen, Scotland, “As the guildry...

Workplace Cultures

A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In western Europe, the period from 1650 to 1800 was a time of rapid transition in economic production and organization, a set of changes generally described by the term the Industrial Revolution. Among the many changes set into motion were...