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Professional Women upon their Professions: Conversations (Cambridge Library Collection - Women's Writing)

Bateson, Margaret

Published by Cambridge University Press
ISBN 10: 1108052525 / ISBN 13: 9781108052528
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Title: Professional Women upon their Professions: ...

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Binding: Soft cover

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2012. Reprint. Paperback. Published in 1895, this is a fascinating collection of conversations with a variety of Victorian professional women. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century. Num Pages: 194 pages, 22 b/w illus. BIC Classification: DSB; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 167 x 12. Weight in Grams: 280. Conversations. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Women's Writing. 194 pages, 22 b/w illus. Published in 1895, this is a fascinating collection of conversations with a variety of Victorian professional women. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: DSB; HBTB. Dimension: 217 x 167 x 12. Weight: 280. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781108052528

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Synopsis: Margaret Heitland (1860-1938), née Bateson, who became active in the suffrage movement, was the daughter of William Henry Bateson, Master of St John's College, Cambridge. In 1886 she moved to London to work as a journalist, joining in 1888 the staff on the magazine, The Queen, where she began its 'Women's employment department' feature the following year. She returned to Cambridge in 1901 upon her marriage to William Emerton Heitland, a Fellow of St John's, and she continued to be very active in the women's movement. This fascinating series of conversations with Victorian professional women first appeared in The Queen and was published in book form in 1895. Her aim was to offer inspiration and advice to young women seeking a career, and to demonstrate 'the intense happiness that merely being and doing something yields'. The wide range of professions represented include acting, dentistry, librarianship and stockbroking.

Book Description: Margaret Heitland (1860-1938), née Bateson, a journalist active in the suffrage movement, was the daughter of William Henry Bateson, Master of St John's College, Cambridge. These fascinating conversations with a variety of Victorian professional women first appeared in The Queen and were published in book form in 1895.

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