Book Review-‘Frauen an Bord von Frachtsegelschiffen 1850 bis 1939’ by Ursula Feldkamp

By Frank Scott, published November 2020

Abstract

In recent years quite a lot has been written about women and the sea, not only wives and children, but also those who broke barriers and served in the crew. The title of this book is slightly misleading, as it does not restrict itself to women afloat, but also covers how social developments impacted on the lives of the vast majority of wives and children, those who stayed ashore…

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Filed under: Nineteenth Century | Twentieth Century
Subjects include: Biography | Manpower & Life at Sea

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