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EMERGENCE OF THE OFFICE IN THE 19TH CENTURY

With the invention of the telephone and telegraph, it was no longer necessary to have an office attached to its manufacturing site. Instead, the business office could be located in a town or city which offered immediate access to legal and banking...

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THE NEW WOMAN

THE NEW WOMAN In 1874 Sarah Grand coined the phrase “New Woman”. The New Woman was intelligent, educated, emancipated, independent, self-supporting and an icon. The phrase included female radicals from the middle class as well as factory and...

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THE ODD WOMEN

Female. Single. Marriageable.  The combination of these three things were perceived as a growing social problem in mid- and late-Victorian England. They comprised a population of one million women; who were “odd” – that is, they...
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Blind Spot

Amanda and her sister, Faith, are faced with the task of establishing Wentworth Optometry Services...

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