She was Aye Workin'

She was Aye Workin'

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qExploring the previously hidden lives of the women who raised families and made ends meet in Scotlands crowded urban tenements, this book draws on memories of the first half of the 20th century that evoke living conditions unimaginable today. It is an eloquent tribute to stamina, management skills, and moral strength in the face of poor housing and relentless poverty. This book contains material not previously published on taboo subjects such as sexual awareness and domestic violence, and it explains the social context that regulated women's behavior.qBetty Hepburn describes how stovies, another basic meal, were made: To make stovies wea#39;d use roast beef dripping, loads of onions, but dona#39;t let them get brown , then slice up your potatoes and keep mixing them all through, keep mixinganbsp;...

Title:She was Aye Workin'
Author:Helen Clark, Elizabeth Carnegie
Publisher:White Cockade Publishing - 2003


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