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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146577

Description

xx, 283 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Home economics.

Originator

Rutherford, Janice Williams, 1942-

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.

Publication

Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press

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)

Call Number

Coll. TX140.F74 R88 2003

Other People and Orgs

Frederick, Christine, b. 1883.
Frederick, Christine

Material Type

Biography.