search for books and compare prices
cover image
Catharine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity
By Nagaru Tanigawa, Puyo ( (other contributor)) and Kathryn Kish Sklar
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for Catharine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity: Hardcover | Paperback
Jump down to see edition details for The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan 4: Hardcover | Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Yale Univ Pr
Publication date June 1, 1973
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780300015805
ISBN-10 0300015801
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $40.00
Other format details university press
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

“A thoughtful, ingenious, speculative book, a pleasure to read and to reread. No one interested in the history of women and the family, and in Victorian civilization as a whole, can afford to miss it.” ―Journal of American History

Although she is often remembered only as the sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher, there was a time in Catharine Beecher’s life when she was more widely known than any member of her eminent family. A pioneering teacher, a writer on moral and religious topics, and an avid publicist for women’s education, her name became a household word in the 1840s because of the enormous success of her Treatise on Domestic Economy. This comprehensive guide to all aspects of domestic self-management was part of her effort to create a female domain from which cultural power could be exercised. In the recent reassessment of the historical experience of women, the middle decades of the last century have emerged as a critical period: the movement for women’s rights was born, and the genteel cult of the lady and the encumbering customs of domesticity took hold. Present-day attitudes about the family and images of masculine and feminine roles are still strongly shaped by nineteenth-century ideas. Catherine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity examines that era through the life of one of its major protagonists. It offers new insights into the shifting contours of the nineteenth-century female experience and is a signal contribution to the intellectual and social history of the period.

Editions
This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780300015805
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Puyo (other contributor), Nagaru Tanigawa | from Yale Univ Pr (June 1, 1973)
9780300015805 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $40.00
This edition also contains The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan 4, The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan 4
About: “A thoughtful, ingenious, speculative book, a pleasure to read and to reread.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780393008128
 
from W W Norton & Co Inc (July 1, 1976)
9780393008128 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $21.95
About: “A thoughtful, ingenious, speculative book, a pleasure to read and to reread.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780300015805
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Kathryn Kish Sklar | from Yale Univ Pr (June 1, 1973); titled "Catharine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity"
9780300015805 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $40.00
This edition also contains Catharine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity, The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan 4
About: “A thoughtful, ingenious, speculative book, a pleasure to read and to reread.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780316250887
 
from Yen Pr (May 28, 2013)
9780316250887 | details & prices | 162 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 10-12 | 0.34 lbs | List price $13.00
About: When Yuki is grazed by a car on her way home from school, her minor injuries belie the drastic change that has taken place within her: the "Yuki Nagato" after the accident is not the same person as the Yuki from before.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.