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Selling Mrs. Consumer : Christine Frederick & the rise of household efficiency / Janice Williams Rutherford.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Rutherford, Janice Williams, 1942-
Publication
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press
Contents
1. Only a girl -- 2. Drudgifying housework -- 3. The rise of home economics and scientific management -- 4. Conceiving a career -- 5. Promoting industry to save the home -- 6. Expounding the business ethic -- 7. Accommodating progressivism -- 8. A world wide lecturer -- 9. Reframing women's role in the twenties -- 10. Becoming Mrs. Consumer -- 11. Private life -- 12. Selling out Mrs. Consumer -- 13. The twilight of a career -- 14. Re-creation and legacy.
Date
c2003.
Description
xx, 283 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-270) and index.
ISBN
0820324493 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820324809 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
146577
Call Number
Coll. TX140.F74 R88 2003
Other People and Orgs
Frederick, Christine
Frederick, Christine, b. 1883.
Descriptive terms
Home economics.
Material Type
Biography.

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