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Amy S. Greenberg - Professor of American History and Women's Studies, Penn State University Park

Book Title: The American Woman's Home

Author: Beecher, Catharine Esther

Book Description:

Catharine Beecher was the foremost proponent of domestic ideology in the mid 19th century. This guidebook, written for young married women, offers a window into gender and family norms during a period of dramatic social and cultural change in America.


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