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The Great American Housewife

American Housewife
Author: Annegret S. Ogden
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313247521
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In this innovative historical survey, Annegret S. Ogden addresses the need for the modern housewife to adapt to the additional role of wage earner. By examining a variety of diaries, letters, domestic fiction, and household books of the past two centuries, as well as solid statistical and historical data, she seeks not only to uncover the motivations and origins of the typical American housewife, but also to discover an alternative life pattern that has characterized a virtually unrecognized minority of American women. These are the immigrant, black, and frontier women, as well as any other part-time homemakers, who long ago forged the survival tools that are needed by today's majority of working housewives. It is Ogden's contention that an understanding of the historical housewife, as well as her working counterpart, will light the way for those modern American housewives who must adapt their role as both homemaker and wage earner to the shifting complexities of contemporary American life.
The Great American Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Annegret S. Ogden
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
In this innovative historical survey, Annegret S. Ogden addresses the need for the modern housewife to adapt to the additional role of wage earner. By examining a variety of diaries, letters, domestic fiction, and household books of the past two centuries, as well as solid statistical and historical data, she
The American Housewife Cook Book
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Miss T. S. Shute
Categories: Cooking, American
Type: BOOK - Published: 1878 - Publisher:
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American Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Helen Ellis
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-12 - Publisher: Anchor
A sharp, funny, delightfully unhinged collection of stories set in the dark world of domesticity, American Housewife features murderous ladies who lunch, celebrity treasure hunters, and the best bra fitter south of the Mason Dixon line. Meet the women of American Housewife: they wear lipstick, pearls, and sunscreen, even when
The American Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Anonymous
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-07 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Reprint of the original, first published in 1869.
The American Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Experienced lady
Categories: Carving (Meat, etc.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1841 - Publisher:
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The Kitchen Directory, and American Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-15 - Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
The first edition of this very popular nineteenth century cookbook was published in 1839 as The American Housewife, later expanded to The Kitchen Directory and American Housewife and often republished as The American Housewife and Kitchen Directory. Author Anne Howe’s name did not appear on the title page until later
The Last Great American Housewife
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Staci Greason
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-27 - Publisher: Booktango
Kate Miller may be the last great American housewife left in Van Nuys. But as she sails toward forty on a wave of a pretty good (albeit somewhat boring) life with her husband and two kids, the death of her dysfunctional mother sends Kate out on a ledge and straight
Italian Cooking for the American housewife
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Paul Wichert
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-12 - Publisher: Author House
This cookbook is a set of lessons from our Italian host school that the chef put together especially for the newcomers from America. Recipes from the Mediterranean region were presented as lessons in Italian and an Italian/English translator previewed the recipes with us so we always knew what the dish
How to Be an American Housewife
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Margaret Dilloway
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-05 - Publisher: Penguin
A mother-daughter story about the strong pull of tradition, and the lure and cost of breaking free of it. When Shoko decided to marry an American GI and leave Japan, she had her parents' blessing, her brother's scorn, and a gift from her husband-a book on how to be a
The American Housewife and Kitchen Directory
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Margaret Dilloway
Categories: Cookbooks
Type: BOOK - Published: 1869 - Publisher:
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