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Author Hunter, Jane (Jane H.)
Title How young ladies became girls : the Victorian origins of American girlhood / Jane H. Hunter
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2002
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  HT690.U6 H86 2002    AVAILABLE    30610020134961
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HT690.U6 H945 2002    AVAILABLE    30530000831792
Descript xvi, 478 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [463]-466) and index
Daughters' lives and the work of the middle-class home -- Writing and self-culture : the contest over the meaning of literacy -- Reading and the development of taste -- Houses, families, rooms of one's own -- Interiors : bodies, souls, moods -- Competitive practices : sentiment and scholarship in secondary schools -- High school culture : gender and generation -- Friendship, fun, and the city streets -- Commencement : leaving school, going home, growing up -- New girls, new women
Subject Middle class -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
Women -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
Girls -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
Home economics -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century
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