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Beaumont, Caitriona.
Housewives and Citizens: Domesticity and the Women's Movement in England, 1928-64
(MUP, 2013). Hardback. Very good+. xii + 244pp. Order No. NSBK-C15420
Keywords: 9780719086076, domesticity, women's movement, citizenship, women's organisations, inter-war, history, inter war, Mother's Union, Women's Institute
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Despard, Annabelle, ed.
A Woman's Place: Women, Domesticity and Private Life
(Agder College, Faculty of Arts, Kristiansand, Norway, 1998). Signed by the author. Paperback. Minor soiling to covers, otherwise very good. 219pp. Order No. NSBK-C15171
Keywords: 9788271173753, domesticity, women, private sphere, domestic, Agder College, Faculty of Arts, essays, Kristiansand, Norway, Norwegian, history
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Moat, Florence and Sumner, Josephine.
The Concise Series of Practical Housecraft: I. Housewifery
(Longmans, Green, 1925). Paperback. Original covers browned, spotted and worn. Spine split, otherwise good. 32pp. Order No. NSBK-C15120
Keywords: B00174ZJ6I, booklets, booklet, housewifery, domesticity, history, antiquarian, domestic, Florence Moat, housework, housewives, washing, cleaning, shopping, interwar, inter-war
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White, Florence, ed.
How to Wash Clothes at Home: Containing Simple and Complete Instructions
(Florence White, 1901). An advice book, recommending the best methods of carrying out laundry work. A very interesting one of its kind, with illustrations and lots of detail of interest to the social historian. Paperback. Original covers slightly soiled and creased at edges, otherwise good+. 96pp. Order No. NSBK-C15121
Keywords: clothes, clothing, washing clothes, laundry, laundry work, working women, domesticity, antiquarian, social history, ironing, starching, booklets, boiling, advice books, linen, booklet, booklets
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Ruskin, John.
The Ethics of the Dust: Ten Lectures to Little Housewives on the Elements of Crystallization
(George Allen, rpt of 2nd edit., 1906). Hardback. Ex library, boards slightly creased & corners slightly worn, otherwise good. xv + 244pp. Order No. NSBK-A1882
Keywords: housewife, domesticity, domestic, Victorian
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(Portrayer Publishers, 2004 facsimile of 1918 text). Clementina Black (1854 - 1922) was a campaigner committed to improving the plight of working women. In this work of 1918, she urges a reorganisation of household duties, in order to free women from domestic drudgery. In her utopian vision of 'co-operative housekeeping', women would be released from the wasted effort of housework and made available for the labour market, which was now so very depleted of men after the Great War. She criticises the 'stupidity' of 'labour-making houses', and questions the continuing validity of the employment of domestic servants in the modern age. Her solution is to propose the formation of 'domestic federations'. These would represent committees of householders who would collectively manage their domestic arrangements in a centre 'fitted up with store places, kitchens, dining-rooms, offices, and lodgings for a nucleus of resident servants'. Examples of material included: women employed in housekeeping; changes in domestic standards; why not be servantless?; the distaste for domestic service; labour-making houses; domestic federations; reconstructed domestic service; the motor as emancipator; waste of labour; women who do domestic work without aptitude or satisfaction; service of women needed by the country. Paperback. New book, fine. x + 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C7548
Keywords: 0954476123, Great War, First World War, World War I, social history, class, middle classes, middle class, domesticity, servants, domestic servants, maid, maids, housemaids, housekeeping, Clementina Black, labour-making houses, homes, houses, domestic service, twentieth century, interwar, inter-war, inter war, Homes for Heroes, housing, domestic standards, etiquette, women, domestic work, labour, working women, women's history, chores, co-operative housekeeping, domestic federations, cooperative housekeeping, co-operatives, co-operation, cooperation, Women's Industrial Council, labour-saving, labour market, labor, labour shortage, housework, utopianism, utopian, Portrayer, Portrayer Publishers, Portrayer reprints, Portrayer facsimiles, new titles
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Rothman, Sheila M.
Woman's Proper Place: A History of Changing Ideals and Practices, 1870 to the Present
(Basic Books Inc). Hardback. Very good+ in slightly torn dustwrapper. xiv + 322pp. Order No. NSBK-C12563
Keywords: 0465092039, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, domestic, domesticity, homes, housewife, housewifery, houses, roles
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Rowbotham, Judith.
Good Girls Make Good Wives: Guidance for Girls in Victorian Fiction
(Blackwell, 1989). Paperback. Some sunfading to covers, otherwise good+. viii + 301pp. Order No. NSBK-C4162
Keywords: 0631163964, wives, wife, girls, education, fiction, literature, Judith Rowbotham, Victorian, nineteenth century, childhood, middle class, middle classes, reading habits, domesticity, private sphere, separate spheres, femininity, feminine, novels, L.T. Meade, history, social control, Charlotte Mary Yonge, women
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Rabb, Theodore K and Rotberg, Robert I.
The Family in History: Interdisciplinary Essays
(Harper Torchbooks, 1973). Paperback. Covers soiled and slightly torn, otherwise a good working copy. vii + 235pp. Order No. NSBK-C9490
Keywords: 0061317578, family, families, history, social history, men, women, children, domesticity, women, women's history
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Anderson, Christopher.
The Domestic Constitution or the Family Circle: the Source and Test of National Stability
(W.P. Kennedy, Edinburgh, new & improved edition, 1847). Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps & stickers, embossed cloth rubbed / slightly marked, a little splitting top spine end & internally at spine, otherwise good, tight. xviii + 464pp. Order No. NSBK-A5355
Keywords: B000W6Q560, domestic, domesticity, contemporary comment, history, Britain, British, England, English, family, families, nineteenth century, domestic constitution, national stability, nation, nationhood, parenthood, civilisation, parents, instruction, advice books, moral, moral constitution, mores, morality, obedience, domestic education, domestic government, obligation, right, duties, duty, responsibility, responsibilities, domestic circles, reason, rational, religion, religious, educating children, antiquarian
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