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Home, nature, and the feminine ideal : geographies of the interior and of empire / Elaine Stratford.

Author/Creator:
Stratford, Elaine, author.
Publication:
London, United Kingdom ; Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield International Ltd, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Women -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 19th century.
Home economics -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 19th century.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Child rearing -- Social aspects.
Femininity.
Feminist geography.
Human geography.
Contents:
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Her first duty : beauty, morality, and the gilded cage
To maintain vigour : population, fitness, and race
The song of the skirt : raw nature and fashionable conduct
Good breeding : combatting the decline of the population
The hand that rocks the cradle : scientific mothers and strong babies
Cleanliness is next to godliness : health, habit, and domestic economy
We do hereby authorise and require : contagion, public health, and a return to home
Synthesis
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Stratford, Elaine, author. Home, nature, and the feminine ideal
ISBN:
9781783485086
1783485086
9781783485093
1783485094
OCLC:
970798683
Publisher Number:
99980147296
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