Год издания: 2003
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Book Description Laundries were once ubiquitous in British and American cities -- products of the same historical process that created steel mills and railroads. Unlike the more familiar examples of industrialization, these cleanliness factoriesremained powerfully identified with domesticity. In Steam Laundries , Arwen Mohun explores broader issues of how gender has shaped how everyday work gets done, who does the work, and how the work is valued. The British-American comparison further reveals differences owing to culture, regulation, and social structure as well as the unexpected transatlantic character of this seemingly localized business.