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Description - Recollections of a Housekeeper by Clarissa Packard

Catherine Gilman's 1834 work provides a picture of domestic life and manners in New England. Claiming to take as her source the mingled results of observation and experience, Gilman's work provides insight into the life of a homemaker in nineteenth-century New England and is the precursor to her later Recollections of a Southern Matron. Taken as a pair, the two works provide insight into the regional differences in domestic economy between the North and the South in antebellum America.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781429010979
ISBN-10: 1429010975
Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 154mm x 10mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Applewood Books
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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