Scotland's Hidden Harlots and Heroines: Women's Role in Scottish Society From 1690-1969 -

Scotland's Hidden Harlots and Heroines: Women's Role in Scottish Society From 1690-1969

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Annie Harrower-Gray opens up an alternative view of Scotland's turbulent history, revealing three centuries through the eyes of the nation's women. The whole of society appears, from ordinary labourers, prostitutes and factory hands to their more celebrated sisters and even witches, body snatchers, and female jacobites. All their tales are freshly researched and told with a sense of humour. An exciting and erudite voyage through the social history of Scotland. 16 pages of plates

Product code: 9781781592717

ISBN 9781781592717
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129
No. Of Pages 190
Discover Scottish women's history, from the 1690s to the 1960s. This colourful book tells the stories of a host of unusual characters from witches to bodysnatchers; aristocrats to female Jacobites; as well as revealing what life was once like for ordinary Scottish women