Home Economics

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

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"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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 120 x 168 x 18mm | 249.47g
  • Quirk Books
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 2 Colour throughout
  • 1594744610
  • 9781594744617
  • 142,334

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"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"show more

About Jennifer McKnight-Trontz

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.show more

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163 ratings
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