The Secret History of Home Economics

How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live

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The surprising, often fiercely feminist, always fascinating, yet barely known, history of home economics.

The term “home economics” may conjure traumatic memories of lopsided hand-sewn pillows or...

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"A fresh contribution to women’s history and a resurrection of contributions too often overlooked." - Kirkus Reviews


"I grew up in the 1960s when Home Economics was required for all ninth-grade girls...

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