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Selling Mrs. Consumer

Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency

Janice Williams Rutherford (author)

ISBN: 9780820324494

Publication Date: Feb 2003

Format: Hardback

Also available as: Paperback  

This text covers the life and work of Christine Frederick (1883-1970) and reveals an important dilemma that faced educated women of the early 20th century. Contrary to her role as home efficiency expert, she epoused the 19th century ideal of preserving the virtuous home - and a woman's place in it.

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Illustrations 14 b&w photographs
Pages 304
Date Published 28 Feb 2003
Publisher University of Georgia Press
Subject/s Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure   History of the Americas   Gender studies: women   Biography & True Stories   20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000   Consumerism  

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