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First Name
Amy Louise
Last Name
University of Cambridge
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early modern, women, economic, labour, property, entrepreneur
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Personal Info

About Me
Recent Publications


‘Esther Sleepe, fanmaker, and her family’, Special issue on the Burney Family, Eighteenth-Century Life 42:2 (April 2018), 15-37

‘Mistresses and marriage; or, A short history of the Mrs’, History Workshop Journal 78 (2014), 39-57

‘Eleanor Mosley and other milliners in the City of London companies 1700-1750’, History Workshop Journal 71 (2011), 147-72

‘Married women’s occupations in eighteenth-century London’, Continuity & Change 23:2 (2008), 267-307

‘The marital economy in comparative perspective’ in Maria Ågren and A. L Erickson (eds) The Marital Economy in Scandinavia and Britain 1400-1900 (Ashgate, 2005).

‘Coverture and capitalism’, History Workshop Journal 59 (2005), 1-16


Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, Early Modern
Expertise by Topic
Economic History, Labor, Public History, Urban History, Women