Domestic History: Selected full-text books and articles
From Catharine Beecher to Martha Stewart: A Cultural History of Domestic Advice University of North Carolina Press, 2002
Making the American Home: Middle-Class Women & Domestic Material Culture, 1840-1940 Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1988
Domesticity and Dirt: Housewives and Domestic Servants in the United States, 1920-1945 Temple University Press, 1989
Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management 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 MIT Press, 1981
Preserving Domesticity: Reading Tupperware in Women's Changing Domestic, Social and Economic Roles The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Vol. 40, No. 2, May 2003PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL
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At Home on the Range: Essays on the History of Western Social and Domestic Life Greenwood Press, 1985
The Coming of Age of Home Economics Human Ecology, Vol. 29, No. 3, Summer 2001
Selections from Eliza Leslie University of Nebraska Press, 2011PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: Eliza Leslie was a prominent writer of cookbooks and etiquette book in the 1800s
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