Dr Helen McCarthy

Working Motherhood in Historical Perspective

Dr Helen McCarthy, Reader in Modern and Contemporary History shares her thoughts on working Mothers through history.



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About Dr Helen McCarthy

Helen teaches modern British history at the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of St John's College. She is the author of three books, The British People and the League of Nations (Manchester, 2011), Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat (Bloomsbury, 2014), and, most recently, Double Lives: A History of Working Motherhood (Bloomsbury, 2020). She tweets as @HistorianHelen.

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