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The Secret History of Home Economics: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live

The Secret History of Home Economics: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live

Dreilinger, Danielle

Hardcover

19th Century United States History20th Century United States HistoryGeneral World History

Publisher Price: $27.95

ISBN10: 1324004495
ISBN13: 9781324004493
Publisher: W W Norton & Co
Published: May 4 2021
Pages: 368
Weight: 1.30
Height: 1.60 Width: 6.00 Depth: 9.10
Language: English

The term home economics may conjure traumatic memories of lopsided hand-sewn pillows or sunken muffins. But common conception obscures the story of the revolutionary science of better living. The field exploded opportunities for women in the twentieth century by reducing domestic work and providing jobs as professors, engineers, chemists, and businesspeople. And it has something to teach us today.

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