Home Economics: Vintage Advice and Practical Science for the 21st-Century Household

Home Economics: Vintage Advice and Practical Science for the 21st-Century Household

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By (author) Jennifer McKnight-Trontz

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  • Publisher: Quirk Books
  • Format: Hardback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 120mm x 168mm x 18mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1594744610
  • ISBN 13: 9781594744617
  • Illustrations note: 2 Colour throughout
  • Sales rank: 96,649

Product description

"Home Economics" reintroduces readers to all Grandma's thrifty tips, down-home know-how, honest-to-goodness advice, and delicious recipes. Modeled on and compiled from vintage home-ec textbooks, this adorable guide contains everything needed to whip up and keep up a happy, healthy, and - most important - economical home life.

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Author information

Jennifer McKnight-Trontz is the author of several books, including The Good Citizen's Handbook and How to Be Popular. She lives in New York City.

Review quote

"From setting an elegant table to the intricacies of ironing a ruffled shirt, this primer delivers wisdom both encyclopedic and utterly charming."--"Country Living" "This new book offers old wisdom."--"GateHouse News Service"