Search by author, title, keyword or ISBN :
    View Basket View your basket
Return to home page
In the search for Domesticity, we found: 39 perfect matches, 0 partial matches and 0 other matches.
 
Next | Previous | View Basket | Checkout Viewing page 1 of 4.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
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
Price £29.95. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
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
Price £30.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Braithwaite, B.; Walsh N.; and Davies, G, eds.
Ragtime to Wartime: The Best of Good Housekeeping, 1922-1939
(Leopard, rpt., 1995). Hardback. Very good in lightly soiled, lightly stained dustwrapper. 192pp. Order No. NSBK-C5268
Keywords: 0752900455, Good Housekeeping, magazines, periodicals, women's reading, media, 1920s, World War Two, World War II, Second World War, Thirties Depression, articles, advertisements, domesticity
Price £11.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Calder, Jenni.
The Victorian Home:
(Book Club, 1977). Hardback. Very good in dustwrapper. 238pp. Order No. NSBK-C3742
Keywords: 0713408170, domestic sphere, housing, home, domesticity, women, woman, housing, Victorian, nineteenth century, homes, family, Jenni Calder, Britain, British, England, English
Price £8.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Parker, Rozsika.
The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine
(Women's Press Ltd, rpt, 1989). Illustrated. Paperback. Covers slightly discoloured, otherwise very good. 247pp. Order No. NSBK-C13728
Keywords: 0704338831, embroidery, embroiderers, history, women, sewing, hobbies, crafts, female identity, femininity, chastity, fertility, domesticity, samplers, embroidering, stitchery, needlework
Price £48.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET

View Image
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
Price £28.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(W. Collins, 1st edition, 1918). Rare first edition copy of this ground-breaking work. For the collector. 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. Clementina Black 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'. Hardback. Original cloth covered in small dark and white blotches, corners worn and spine split, text firm. A good working copy only. 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C4960
Keywords: 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, stored with antiquarian
Price £24.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Filbee, Marjorie.
A Woman's Place: an Illustrated History of Women at Home, From the Roman Villa to the Victorian Town House
(Ebury Press, 1980). Hardback. Very good in dustwrapper. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-C3580
Keywords: 0852231547, women, history, home, domesticity, gender, Britain, British, England, English, household
Price £11.99. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Stodart, M.A.
Every Day Duties: in Letters to a Young Lady
(Photocopy only of R.B. Seeley edition, 1840). Hardback. Library photocopy only, not an original. In good, sturdy, maroon library binding, a little scuffed at the back. xiii + 232pp. Order No. NSBK-A13755
Keywords: B0008CKDZC, Victorian, nineteenth century, 19th century, femininity, feminine, advice books, prayer, women's history, religion, private sphere, domesticity, politeness, manners, home, Sabbath, household, servants, social history, etiquette, religious
Price £29.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Motz, Marilyn Ferris.
True Sisterhood: Michigan Women and their Kin, 1820-1920
(New York State UP, 1983). Hardback. Very good. 199pp. Order No. NSBK-C5274
Keywords: 0873957156, Michigan, USA, United States, America, American, women, American women's history, sisterhood, home, family, nineteenth century, Victorian, kin network, Marilyn Ferris Motz, white women, Protestant, twentieth century, Bentley Library, correspondence, letters, diary, diaries, photographs, language, cult of domesticity, women's history, house
Price £8.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Next | Previous | View Basket | Checkout | Top Viewing page 1 of 4.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4


To contact us, email: enquiries@naomisymes.com
Click to browse by topics relating to:
Domesticity
Women's history
Twentieth century
Domestic
Victorian
Nineteenth century
Family
Social history
Gender
Families
Home
20th
Women and work
Housework
Women's work
Housewifery
Housewife
Feminine
United States
Housewives
Class
Working women
America
Private sphere
Feminism
Housing
Cleaning

View Other Categories