Davidoff, Leonore

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DAVIDOFF, Leonore. American, b. 1932. Genres: History, Sociology, Women's studies and issues. Career: University of Birmingham, England, research officer, 1956-57; University of London, tutor, 1956-60; Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, England, senior member, 1962-68; University of Essex, Colchester, England, research officer, 1969-74, lecturer, 1975-88, senior lecturer, 1988-90, research professor, 1990-; visiting professor at universities. Publications: The Best Circles: Society, Etiquette and The Season, 1973, reprinted, 1986; (ed. with B. Westover) Our work, Our Lives, Our Words: Women's History and Women's Work, 1986; (with C. Hall) Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780-1850, 1987, repr, 1996; Worlds Between: Historical Perspectives on Gender and Class, 1995; (with M. Doolittle, J. Fink, and K. Holden) The Family Story: Blood, Contract and Intimacy 1830-1960, 1998. Address: Department of Sociology, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester C04 3SQ, England. Online address: [email protected]