Stir It Up: Home Economics in American Culture
Megan J. Elias
240 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 illus.
Paper 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2121-3 | $22.50 | £15.00
"At a time when we're still grappling with questions about gender, domesticity, and consumerism, Elias's history of home ec provides a thought-provoking glimpse into a movement that has helped to shape our understanding of these very issues."–Bust
Stir It Up explores the changing aims of home economics while putting the phenomena of Martha Stewart, Rachael Ray, Ty Pennington, and the "Mommy Wars" into historical context.
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