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A Domestic Problem

Auhtor: Abby Morton Diaz

Language: english
Published: 1895

Genres:

non fiction,  women studies
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Review by Joanna Daneman, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Domestic Problem':

A Domestic Problem Work And Culture In The Household by Mrs Abby Morton Diaz. A Domestic Problem Work and Culture in the Household. please visit www.valdebooks.com for a full list of titles

Excerpts from the Book 'A Domestic Problem':


... I think we shall see, that, in conducting their household affairs, the object they have in view is one and the same. I think we shall see that they ...
... in their places,-three times a day. Taking care of the baby frequently implies carrying the child on one arm while working with the other, and this ...
... like these.. And whether these will become like those, or not, depends on chance.. Oh, no. It depends largely on training, especially on ...
... that which warms the heart, quickens the sympathies, strengthens the understanding get clearness and breadth of vision, get refining and ennobling ...
... left to grow up as best she could, and from whom have descended two hundred criminals. The, whole number of this girl's descendants, through six generations, ...
... before Sissy grows up, for I don't see how it will be possible for me to make her clothes. You observe her submissive, law-abiding spirit. The possibility ...
... we started from,-namely, that the present unsatisfactory state of things is owing largely to the want of insight, or unenlightenment, which prevails ...
... ignorant, they don't know how to get along but their condition doesn't concern us, so long as our houses are light, clean, and airy.. Those poor wretches, ...
... little time to attend to it and, as for any special preparation or knowledge of the subject, none is required. There's a great deal of delicate and ...
... the names of all the streets in Chicago, the names of the inhabitants of each street, with the stories of their lives, their quarrels, reconciliations, ...
... obedience a good basis to work on. How to enter into a child's life, and make it a happy one. How not to become a slave to a child's whims. The different ...
... the Hanging of John C. Kelly, Carving a Darky, An Interesting Divorce Case in Boston, A Band of Juvenile Jack Sheppards. And the pictures match ...
... it seems clear that these people had very little worth reading in their own tongue), but I find no reference whatever to the bringing up of children. ...
... paintings, tattooings, gaudy colors, glass beads and tinsel, and other absurdities of savage tribes just as have done the barbaric customs and splendors ...
... husbands in the small towns and villages, and more especially farmers. In regard to these last, it is no exaggeration to say that their wives ...
... to think of. Schools are a part of public affairs, and one would suppose it to be a part of woman's vocation to ascertain what is the influence of these ...
... Is there any thing that will weigh in the balance against 'mother's' life. We shall feel grief when she is worn out why not when she is wearing out. ...
... with its prisons, its police, its hangmen, its societies for the suppression of vice, its schools for reform, its homes for the fallen (no doubt ...
... and have never had a call for help in that direction. A house-mother of my acquaintance, whose husband owns a section farm, suffers much from illness, ...
... of Bunker Hill is a striking example. On the morning of June 17th 1775 a force of British soldiers attacked a small body of raw ill-equipped... ...