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Stephenson and C. G. Brown, ‘The view from the workplace: women and work in Stirling 1900–1950’, in E. Gordon and E. Breitenbach (eds), The World Is Ill Divided: Women’s Work in Scotland in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Edinburgh, 1990), pp. 7–28. J. Littlejohn, Westrigg: The Sociology of a Cheviot Parish (London, 1963); A. P. Cohen, Whalsay: Symbol, Segment and Boundary in a Shetland Island Community (Manchester, 1987); S. Parman, Scottish Crofters: an Historical Ethnography of a Celtic Village (Fort Worth, 1990); S.

The same edition of The Scotsman gave a different attendance of 134,970. Source: The Scotsman, 19 March, 9 April 1906; 23 March 1908, 4 April 1925; 4 April 1910; 18 March 1912, 4 April 1925; 23 March, 6 April 1914; 11 April 1921; 19 March, 16 April 1923; 21 March, 4 April 1927; 18 March, 15 April 1929; 23, 30 March 1931; 20 March, 3 April 1933; 18 March, 8 April 1935; 19 April 1937; 13 May 1940; 5 May 1941; 19 April 1943; 24 April 1944; 16 April 1945; 15 April 1946; 20 March 1948; 20 March 1950.

By contrast, the numbers of women participating in sport grew very significantly from a relatively low level in the 1950s – notably in swimming and women’s orientated ‘keep fit’ classes, but increasingly in sports as diverse as golf, athletics and, from the 1970s, football. 11. By the end of a century which witnessed vast improvements in gender equality in most spheres, the home remained stubbornly resistant. indd 39 28/1/10 14:29:03 Callum G. 10 1906 1908 1910 1912 1914 1921 1923 1927 1929 1931 1933 1935 1937 1940 1941 1943 1944 1945 1946 1948 1950 Scotland v.

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