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Women naval dockyard workers in two 19th century dockyard towns: Chatham and Plymouth

@inproceedings{Ryan2011WomenND,
  title={Women naval dockyard workers in two 19th century dockyard towns: Chatham and Plymouth},
  author={J. Ryan},
  year={2011}
}
The study focuses on various aspects of the employment of women in the Royal Naval Dockyards of Chatham and Plymouth in the nineteenth century in order to enlarge the current body of knowledge about the lives of women workers. Through an examination of the history of the two towns and the impact of the dockyards on their inhabitants it is shown that distinctive communities evolved in these areas, with their particular version of a maritime heritage. The dockyard workers studied here fit some… Expand

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