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The Book of Household Management [NOOK Book]

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I must frankly own, that if I had known, beforehand, that this book would have cost me the labour which it has, I should never have been courageous enough to commence it. What moved me, in the first instance, to attempt a work like this, was the discomfort and suffering which I had seen brought upon men and women by household mismanagement. I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife's badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways. Men are now so well served out of ...
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The Book of Household Management

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Overview

I must frankly own, that if I had known, beforehand, that this book would have cost me the labour which it has, I should never have been courageous enough to commence it. What moved me, in the first instance, to attempt a work like this, was the discomfort and suffering which I had seen brought upon men and women by household mismanagement. I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife's badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways. Men are now so well served out of doors,--at their clubs, well-ordered taverns, and dining-houses, that in order to compete with the attractions of these places, a mistress must be thoroughly acquainted with the theory and practice of cookery, as well as be perfectly conversant with all the other arts of making and keeping a comfortable home.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011899966
  • Publisher: New Century Books
  • Publication date: 11/29/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,222,986
  • File size: 964 KB

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  • Posted November 26, 2012

    Just received the product and having problems. There's no Table

    Just received the product and having problems. There's no Table of Contents so there's no way to know what the chapters are unless you go page-by-page. Product is slow and when I try to jump to a distant page, I receive the message "Activity Reader is not responding" with options to "Wait" or "Force Close".
    Not pleased with the workings.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2012

    Hard to read

    The book has some readable parts.

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