Twice Removed Series 2 Episode 3
Historian Julia Laite joins me to explore the lives of our late 19th Century and early 20th Century working class female ancestors. Julia explains what life was like as a domestic servant. We delve into the aspirations and exploitations of those female ancestors.
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19th Century Women: Aspiration & Exploitation
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A Spotlight on Julia Laite
Dr Julia Laite is a Reader in Modern History at Birkbeck, University of London. She researches and teaches on the history of women, crime, sexuality and migration in the nineteenth and twentieth century British world.
She is the author of The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey and Common Prostitutes and Ordinary Citizens: Commercial Sex in London, 1885-1960
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