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"Just a Housewife" : the Rise and Fall of Domesticity in America.

Author: Glenna Matthews
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Matthews, Glenna.
"Just a Housewife" : The Rise and Fall of Domesticity in America.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1989
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenna Matthews
ISBN: 9780199728909 0199728909
OCLC Number: 870241824
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages)

Abstract:

The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities.

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