Women's Voices: An Oral History of Northern Irish Women's Health, 1900 - 1990

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'Kathleen remembers her mother whispering about the workhouse to her grandmother, but they never mentioned it to her. She later found out it was for fallen women and destitute people. It was a sort of hospital.' Women's Voices is a captivating oral history which details the lives and lifestyles of women in Northern Ireland. A history pieced together by the daughters and grand-daughters of those women born at the turn of the century which traces their ancestry through their health histories. The stories form a wonderfully intricate tapestry of life, one which matches any listing, of important health happenings in Northern Ireland during this period. The WOMEN'S COMMITTEE of the NATIONAL UNION of PUBLIC EMPLOYEES in Northern Ireland collected these absorbing * stories during their work with women's groups. This book forms a vital part of the history of women in Northern Ireland.

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Book Description Attic Press. Paperback. Condition: New. UNUSED, BRAND NEW, NOT EX-LIBRARY, age odour, 144 pages. 'Kathleen remembers her mother whispering about the workhouse to her grandmother, but they never mentioned it to her. She later found out it was for fallen women and destitute people. It was a sort of hospital.' Women's Voices is a captivating oral history which details the lives and lifestyles of women in Northern Ireland. A history pieced together by the daughters and grand-daughters of those women born at the turn of the century which traces their ancestry through their health histories. The stories form a wonderfully intricate tapestry of life, one which matches any listing, of important health happenings in Northern Ireland during this period. The WOMEN'S COMMITTEE of the NATIONAL UNION of PUBLIC EMPLOYEES in Northern Ireland collected these absorbing * stories during their work with women's groups. This book forms a vital part of the history of women in Northern Ireland. book. Seller Inventory # 3258

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