Home Economics: Vintage Advice and Practical Science for the 21st-Century Household

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The phrase “home ec” recalls fusty visions of baking and sewing classes, but this illustrated guide showcases the movement’s true foundations: applying scientific methods to domestic work.

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Compiled from a wide range of vintage sources, Home Economics is chock-full of thrifty tips, time-tested advice, informative charts, and tasty recipes that gently teach the art and science of housekeeping. Inside is a wealth of information on health and hygiene, shopping and cookery, furnishings and decor, cleaning and safety, and so much more.

Old-fashioned, yes. But outdated? Never! This is real home economics that everyone will be proud to know.

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Author Jennifer McKnight Trontz
Publisher Quirk Books
Page Count 176pp
Publication Size 4.5 x 6.5
Publication Notes hardocver, color
Publication Date September 2010
ISBN 978-1594744617

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