The Early Modern Commons

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Alice Clark 100 Reading Group: ‘Introductory’

8 April 2019

This post is part of our #AliceClark100 Online Reading Group. In it Susan D. Amussen offers some reflections on the opening ‘Introductory’ chapter of The Working Life of...

A Biography of Alice Clark (1874-1934)

3 April 2019

To kick off our #AliceClark100 Online Reading Group – marking 100 years since the publication of her groundbreaking Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century – Tim...

Alice Clark’s *Working Life of Women in the 17th Century* at 100: An Online Reading Group

21 March 2019

Mark Hailwood The conditions under which the obscure mass of women live and fulfil their duties as human beings, have a vital influence upon the destinies of the human race…...

Historians, PhDs and jobs, 1995/96 to 2017/18

7 March 2019

Brodie Waddell This is the time of year when many people are applying for PhDs or academic jobs and discussions of the current job market inevitably arise. A couple of years ago, I...