Making the American Home: Middle-Class Women & Domestic Material Culture, 1840-1940


The transformation of a house into a home has been in our culture a traditional task of women. The articles examine this process as they reflected the role of American middle-class women as homemakers in the years 1840-1940.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Marilyn Ferris Motz
  • Susan S. Arpad
  • Jean Gordon
  • Jan McArthur
  • Beverly Gordon
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Bowling Green, OH
Publication year:
  • 1988


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