The English Housewife: Containing the Inward and Outward Virtues Which Ought to Be in a Complete Woman

The English Housewife: Containing the Inward and Outward Virtues Which Ought to Be in a Complete Woman

by Gervase Markham, Michael R. Best
     
 


In 1615 Englishman Gervase Markham published a handbook for housewives containing "all the virtuous knowledges and actions both of the mind and body, which ought to be in any complete housewife."See more details below

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In 1615 Englishman Gervase Markham published a handbook for housewives containing "all the virtuous knowledges and actions both of the mind and body, which ought to be in any complete housewife."

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"[The English Housewife] comes as close to a reconstruction of early modern English home life as scholars are likely to attain .... A splendid addition to the knowledge of early-17th-century life and labor." G.M. Straka, Choice.

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ISBN-13:
9780773511033
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.89(h) x 0.98(d)

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