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Catharine Beecher A Study in American Domesticity

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ISBN-10: 0393008126

ISBN-13: 9780393008128

Edition: 1976 (Reprint)

Authors: Kathryn Kish Sklar

List price: $21.95
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Although she is often remembered only as the sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher, there was a time in Catharine Beecher's life when she was more widely known than any member of her eminent family. A pioneering teacher, a writer on moral and religious topics, and an avid publicist for women's education, her name became a household word in the 1840s because of the enormous success of her Treatise on Domestic Economy. This comprehensive guide to all aspects of domestic self-management was part of her effort to create a female domain from which cultural power could be exercised. In the recent reassessment of the historical experience of women, the middle decades of the last…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English