From Domesticity to Modernity: What Was Home Economics?


Subject:
Home & Housing , Home Economics

Description:
Review of home economics as a collegiate field of study, begun in the early 20th century and "dedicated to improving the quality of life in the American home through the application of modern science and management." Includes introductory essays and annotated images on educational techniques, role in national emergencies, and related topics. Also includes material about the College of Home Economics at Cornell University (1900-1969). From the Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University.

Publisher:
Cornell University

Language:
English

Source:
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/homeEc/


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