Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Women, Work, and PoliticsBelgium 1830-1914$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Patricia Penn Hilden

Print publication date: 1993

Print ISBN-13: 9780198228837

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228837.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 20 March 2019

Women in the Textile Mills: Ghent and Verviers

Women in the Textile Mills: Ghent and Verviers

Chapter:
(p.40) (p.41) 3 Women in the Textile Mills: Ghent and Verviers
Source:
Women, Work, and Politics
Author(s):

Patricia Penn Hilden

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228837.003.0003

This chapter focuses on the women working in the textile mills of Ghent and Vervies, Belgium during the period from the 19th century. During his period, textiles was the country's fastest growing industry. Thus, government officials paid much attention to textile manufacture and their concern was that production remained uninterrupted by labour unrest. To address this concern, the government made a series of investigations into the condition of textile workers.

Keywords:   working women, textile mills, Ghent, Vervies, Belgium, unrest

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .