The American Woman's Home

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9780813530789: The American Woman's Home

The American Woman's Home, originally published in 1869, was one of the late nineteenth century's most important handbooks of domestic advice. The result of a collaboration by two of the era's most important woman writers, this book represents their attempt to direct women's acquisition and use of a dizzying variety of new household consumer goods available in the post-Civil War economic boom. It updates Catharine Beecher's influential Treatise on Domestic Economy (1841) and incorporates domestic writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe first published in The Atlantic in the 1860s. Today, the book can be likened to an anthology of household hints, with articles on cooking, decorating, housekeeping, child-rearing, hygiene, gardening, etiquette, and home amusements. The American Woman's Home, almost a bible on domestic topics for Victorian women, illuminates women's roles a century and a half ago and can be used for comparison with modern theories on the role of women in the home and in society. Illustrated with the original engravings, this completely new edition offers a lively introduction by Nicole Tonkovich and notes linking the text to important historical, social, and cultural events of the late nineteenth centur

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Beecher, Catharine Esther; Stowe, Harriet Beecher [ Edited and with an Introduction by Tonkovich, Nicole ]
Editore: Rutgers Univ Pr, New Brunswick (2002)
ISBN 10: 0813530784 ISBN 13: 9780813530789
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Descrizione libro Rutgers Univ Pr, New Brunswick, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. No Jacket. First Edition. A new copy of the first hard cover edition, lacking the dust-jacket. The text is of course wholly unmarked, pristine, and the cloth binding is bright and fresh in appearance. This copy was purchased originally from the publisher. No remainder mark. A brilliant copy. Codice libro della libreria 005144

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Beecher, Catharine Esther;Stowe, Harriet Beecher;Tonkovich, Nicole
Editore: Rutgers Univ Pr, New Brunswick (2002)
ISBN 10: 0813530784 ISBN 13: 9780813530789
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Descrizione libro Rutgers Univ Pr, New Brunswick, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. No Jacket. A new copy of the first hard cover edition, lacking the dust-jacket. The text is of course wholly unmarked, pristine, and the cloth binding is bright and fresh in appearance. This copy was purchased originally from the publisher. No remainder mark. A brilliant copy. Codice libro della libreria 015829

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