Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
ISBN10: 0192833456 ISBN13: 9780192833457 Contributors: Humble, Nicola (Editor) Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr Published: May 18 2000 Pages: 629 Weight: 1.20lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.75" Language: English
Alternately fashionable and frugal, anxious and self-confident, this text highlights the concerns of a Victorian middle-class at a key point in its history. This edition suggests ways of approaching this massive, hybrid text as a significant document of social and cultural history.