New Orleans, The Historic New Orleans Collection and Somogy Art Publisher: 1982
Seller ID: 10203
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
131 pages with Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. Contents include: The Housekeeping Book, Household Management and Cookery, Medical Practices, Clothing and Clothes Care, Household and Hobby Products, Modern Methods, Editorial Methods, Recipe Listings, and Recipes. Nice, clean copy in a Mylar jacket protector. From the dust jacket: "Nelly Custis Lewis, George Washington's adopted daughter, for over thirty years was the mistress of Woodlawn, a large and elegant Virginia plantation. Plantations were virtually self-sufficient, so that recipes for household cleaners, home remedies, and the ca... View More...
388 pages with Notes and Index. From the publisher: "How do people decide what is "good" and what is "bad"? How does a society set moral guidelines--and what happens when the behavior of various groups differs from these guidelines? Martha Saxton tackles these and other fascinating issues in Being good, her history of the moral values prescribed for women in early America. Saxton begins by examining seventeenth-century Boston, then moves on to eighteenth-century Virginia and nineteenth-century St. Louis. Studying women throughout the life cycle--girls, young unmarried women, young wives and mo... View More...