Reviews available for Petticoats and Prejudice :

“…engaging social and legal history …Backhouse provides fascinating glimpses into some of the Victorian myths surrounding women that effectively circumscribed their lives.”

- Sheila Munro, “Progress, yes, but at a snail’s pace” The Vancouver Sun (5 October 1991) D19.
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“a well-researched and documented book”

- Louise Gagnon, “Struggle for Real Equality has far to go, women say” The Gazette (7 September 1991) J2
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