The New England Kitchen; A Monthly Journal of Domestic Science Volume 2

The New England Kitchen; A Monthly Journal of Domestic Science Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...a Failure," "Leedle Yawcob Strauss" and "Yawcob's Dribulations," the latter a sequel to "Leedle Yawcob." One can but echo the wish expressed by Dr. Holmes, in a personal letter about Mr. Adams' last book of poems: "I hope your genial and always welcome humor will long continue to delight the world to which you have already contributed so much enjoyment." THE New England Kitchen Magazine. Vol. II. JANUARY, 1895. No. 4. CO-OPERATIVE HOUSEKEEPING. (A paper read before the Rhode Island Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae.) BY BERTHA BASS. flANY theories have been advanced in the magazines in the last twentyfive years, in regard to this fascinating topic of co-operative housekeeping; but the writers generally so studiously avoid all reference to actual experiments, as to lead one to suspect that if any such experiments have been made, they have failed. So after all, it has been necessary to limit this review of the subject also to the theoretical side of the question, in spite of the danger that you may have reason to say at the end--as was said of an earlier paper by an Englishwoman--" Whatever was true was not new, and whatever was new was not true." Mary A. Livermore once said that if a man and a woman be given the same piece of work to do, the man will immediately sit down to think of some easy way to do it. And so, perhaps, it has been the less surprising to find that in recent years, some of the most pertinent suggestions for organized housekeeping have come from the men, though women themselves stigmatize the present mode as "primitive" and are quick to claim the economic advantages that would result from division of labor in this field of industry. The notion of...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607767
  • 9781236607768