search for books and compare prices
Raising Baby by the Book: The Education of American Mothers
Descriptions of each edition are found in brief where available. Click details & prices to get more information on a book or to find the best prices for the title.
Sort options: binding | publication date | edition
Book cover for 9780300072143
from Yale Univ Pr (May 1, 1998)
9780300072143 | details & prices | 309 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $65.00
About: In this study of the education of American mothers, Julia Grant shows how the tides of opinion about proper child care have shifted from the early 1800s, when maternal associations discussed biblical and secular theories of child rearing, through the 1950s, when books like "Dr.
Book cover for 9780300195484
from Yale Univ Pr (October 28, 2012)
9780300195484 | details & prices | 309 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $34.00
About: Although most nineteenth-century American parents relied staunchly on common sense in raising their children, by the 1920s parents were being urged to adopt a scientific approach to child rearing.