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The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Author(s):
Theresa M. McBrideTheresa M. McBride, Susan Schaefer DavisSusan Schaefer Davis, Julie WillettJulie Willett, Theresa McBrideTheresa McBride, Jennifer CarsonJennifer Carson, Margot MifflinMargot Mifflin

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Bath Attendants

Beauticians

Maids

Laundry Workers

Tattooing and Scarification

The modern concept of the family was built upon the idea of the services performed within the home: shared housing, provision of food, care of the body, and hygiene. The root word itself, ... ...

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