PRIVATE MATTERS:; American attitudes toward childbearing and infant nurture in the urban North, 1800-1860
1989 · Urbana IL
by HOFFERT, Sylvia D.
Urbana IL: U. Of Illinois, 1989. First printing. 8vo, pp. 229. Top and front edges slightly spotted, cover slightly warped, o/w a nice coppy in little spotted dj. The author shows how middle- and upper-class women discarded conventional beliefs and practices concerning family formation and child care. (Inventory #: 41976)