Dairymaids and housewives: the dairy industry in Ireland, 1890-1914

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Bourke, Joanna;
(1990)
  • Publisher: British Agricultural History Society
  • Subject: hca

Milking and butter-making were important to the rural Irish economy. In the nineteenth century, dairy work was dominated by women. By World War One, it was dominated by men. The establishment of creameries and male-only agricultural colleges, in addition to legislation ... View more
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