Women at Home in Victorian America

Women at Home in Victorian America

A Social History

Book - 1997
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A history of the fashions and social etiquettes of middle class Victorian American women. With sources culled mainly from the pages of home and etiquette manuals, as well as various lady's journals, the author discusses the behavior and deportment that was expected of women regarding courtship, marriage, childrearing, social calls, and maintaining and decorating the home. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, Inc., c1997
ISBN: 9780816033928
Characteristics: xiii, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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