Home and work : housework, wages, and the ideology of labor in the early republic /

Over the course of a two hundred year period, women's domestic labor gradually lost its footing as a recognized aspect of economic life in America. The image of the colonial "goodwife," valued for her contribution to household prosperity, had been replaced by the image of a "depe...

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Main Author: Boydston, Jeanne.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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