Domestic History

Domestic History: Selected full-text books and articles

From Catharine Beecher to Martha Stewart: A Cultural History of Domestic Advice
Sarah A. Leavitt.
University of North Carolina Press, 2002
Making the American Home: Middle-Class Women & Domestic Material Culture, 1840-1940
Marilyn Ferris Motz; Pat Browne.
Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1988
Domesticity and Dirt: Housewives and Domestic Servants in the United States, 1920-1945
Phyllis Palmer.
Temple University Press, 1989
FREE! Home Life in Colonial Days
Alice Morse Earle.
Macmillan, 1898
Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
Mrs. Beeton; Nicola Humble.
Oxford University Press, 2000 (Abridged edition)
Librarian’s tip: This is a classic work of domestic management from the 1800s
The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities
Dolores Hayden.
MIT Press, 1981
Preserving Domesticity: Reading Tupperware in Women's Changing Domestic, Social and Economic Roles
Vincent, Susan.
The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Vol. 40, No. 2, May 2003
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The Economics of Household Consumption
Frances M. Magrabi; Young Sook Chung; Sanghee Sohn Cha; Se-Jeong Yang.
Praeger Paperback, 1991
At Home on the Range: Essays on the History of Western Social and Domestic Life
John R. Wunder.
Greenwood Press, 1985
Life in a Noble Household, 1641-1700
Gladys Thomson Scott.
J. Cape, 1937
The Culture of Sewing: Gender, Consumption, and Home Dressmaking
Barbara Burman.
Berg, 1999
The Coming of Age of Home Economics
Wilensky, Joe.
Human Ecology, Vol. 29, No. 3, Summer 2001
Selections from Eliza Leslie
Eliza Leslie; Etta M. Madden.
University of Nebraska Press, 2011
Librarian’s tip: Eliza Leslie was a prominent writer of cookbooks and etiquette book in the 1800s
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