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Twentieth century advice literature [electronic resource] : North American guides on race, sex, gender, and the family
Alternate Title North American guides on race, sex, gender, and the family
[Alexandria, Va.] : Alexander Street Press
Location Call Number Status
 Web  BJ1581    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Conduct of life
Advice in literature
Subject United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Subject(s) Life skills -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Note - System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web
Note Title from home page (viewed July 7, 2008)
Summary "Twentieth Century Advice Literature: North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex, and the Family allows students and researchers to immerse themselves in the values and behaviors of Americans of the past. The collection provides a window into American social history by bringing together the instructional, prescriptive, behavioral, and etiquette literature that defined standards of personal conduct for millions of Americans and reflected the prevailing social mores across the twentieth century. When complete, the collection will contain 150,000 pages of fully searchable handbooks, manuals, textbooks, etiquette guides, self-help books, instructional pamphlets, and how-to books that illustrate both how Americans actually behaved and how they felt they ought to behave."
Alternate Author Alexander Street Press

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