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American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic Science; - Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful, and Christian Homes
The authors of this volume, while they sympathize with every honest effort to relieve the disabilities and sufferings of their sex, are confident that the chief cause of these evils is the fact that the honor and duties of the family state are not duly appreciated, that women are not trained for these duties as men are trained for their trades and professions, and that, as the consequence, family labor is poorly done, poorly paid, and regarded as menial and disgraceful. To be the nurse of young children, a cook, or a housemaid, is regarded as the lowest and last resort of poverty, and one which no woman of culture and position can assume without loss of caste and respectability. It is the aim of this volume to elevate both the honor and the remuneration of all the employments that sustain the many difficult and sacred duties of the family state, and thus to render each department of woman's true profession as much desired and respected as are the most honored professions of men. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 6598
Author: Beecher, Catharine Esther
Release Date: Sep 1, 2004
Contributor (Author): Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
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