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Beecher, Catharine Esther 1800-1878

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Works: 213 works in 809 publications in 2 languages and 17,107 library holdings
Genres: Controversial literature  Biography  Juvenile works  Popular works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Life skills guides  Textbooks 
Classifications: TX145, 301.4120924
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The American woman's home by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
68 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 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 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 an introduction by Nicole Tonkovich and notes linking the text to important historical, social, and cultural events of the late nineteenth century
An essay on slavery and abolitionism with reference to the duty of American females by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
40 editions published between 1837 and 2012 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although Beecher takes issue with the call for women's active involvement in the abolition movement, her discussion reveals the inter-relationship between 19th century abolitionism and 19th century feminism
A treatise on domestic economy by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
80 editions published between 1841 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beecher's philosophy was that men should dominate the broad political and economic spheres, and women should have complete control of the household, rearing of children, and education
The educated woman in America; selected writings of Catharine [sic] Beecher, Margaret Fuller, and M. Carey Thomas by Barbara M Cross ( Book )
6 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pioneers of women's education in the United States: Emma Willard, Catherine Beecher, Mary Lyon by Willystine Goodsell ( Book )
12 editions published between 1931 and 1985 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Beecher's domestic receipt book designed as a supplement to her Treatise on domestic economy by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
57 editions published between 1846 and 2013 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed as a supplement to her book on domestic economy [Gerritsen no A198.7], these recipes were offered because of their ease, simplicity, nutritional value, and economy
The evils suffered by American women and American children: the causes and the remedy by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
25 editions published between 1846 and 1981 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters to the people on health and happiness by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
19 editions published between 1855 and 1972 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Believing that too many American women suffered from poor health, Beecher wrote this book to educate women about their bodies and about the ways to maintain their health
The duty of American women to their country by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
14 editions published between 1845 and 2002 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Principles of domestic science as applied to the duties and pleasures of home a text-book for the use of young ladies in schools, seminaries, and colleges by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
15 editions published between 1870 and 1873 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Truth stranger than fiction a narrative of recent transactions, involving inquiries in regard to the principles of honor, truth, and justice, which obtain in a distinguished American university by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
14 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true remedy for the wrongs of woman with a history of an enterprise having that for its object by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
14 editions published between 1851 and 2002 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Educational reminiscences and suggestions by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
13 editions published between 1874 and 1996 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The issue of women's education was a controversial one in the second half of the 19th century. By discussing her own educational training, Beecher presents her views in support of higher education for women
Common sense applied to religion; or, The Bible and the people by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
13 editions published between 1857 and 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The theological theories referred to, as seemingly opposing the moral sense and common sense of mankind, are those that relate to the foundation principle on which the training of mind is to start. They involve the most practical questions of every-day life, both as to individual responsibility and to the education of the young. These theories, then, are to be examined and tested by the laity as much as by theologians, and especially are they to be examined and decided on by woman, as the heaven-appointed educator of infancy and childhood. In this examination, these theories are to be tested, not by the decisions of ecclesiastical bodies, nor by the writings of theologians, but by those principles of reason and common sense, and those laws of language, which guide mankind in all other practical and personal duties. In order to this, these principles must be evolved and stated in simple and popular form, for particular application on these questions; for no man or woman can decide whether a thing agrees with, or is contrary to the moral sense, or to the principles of reason and common sense, till they clearly perceive what those principles are, and have learned to apply them appropriately. The leading object of this volume is, then, to present these principles in a popular form, and to make it apparent that they can be practically employed by the laity in deciding what is truth, both as to the claims of the Bible as containing authoritative revelations from the Creator, and also as to the true interpretation of it"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
Letters on the difficulties of religion by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
8 editions published between 1836 and 2002 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physiology and calisthenics for schools and families by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
19 editions published between 1856 and 1873 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The design of this book is to teach the methods by which children may be trained at school, so as to become healthful, strong, graceful, and good-looking"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
Suggestions respecting improvements in education, presented to the trustees of the Hartford Female Seminary, and published at their request by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
9 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Beecher's housekeeper and healthkeeper containing five hundred recipes for economical and healthful cooking; also, many directions for securing health and happiness by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
15 editions published between 1873 and 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woman suffrage and woman's profession by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
14 editions published between 1871 and 1979 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite her commitment to improving women's lives by educating them in the principles of domestic science, Beecher was against suffrage for women, believing that the majority of women were not sufficiently educated or mature to accept the responsibility of suffrage
An appeal to the people in behalf of their rights as authorized interpreters of the Bible by Catharine Esther Beecher ( Book )
6 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beecher, C. (Catharine), 1800-1878
Beecher, C. E. (Catherine Esther), 1800-1878
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Beecher, Catharine E.
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Beecher, Catharine E. (Catharine Esther), 1800-1878
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