Home, Nature, and the Feminine Ideal

Home, Nature, and the Feminine Ideal

Author: Elaine Stratford

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781783485109

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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This book examines how ideas about bodies, homes, and nature were deployed to serve three interrelated imperatives: the healthy population, the nation, and empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Through an analysis of archive material it explores how the role of women in ‘progressive’ reform was a form of governmentality.
Home, Nature, and the Feminine Ideal
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Elaine Stratford
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-11 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book examines how ideas about bodies, homes, and nature were deployed to serve three interrelated imperatives: the healthy population, the nation, and empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Through an analysis of archive material it explores how the role of women in ‘progressive’ reform was a
Nature's Laboratory
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Elizabeth Grennan Browning
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-11-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

The untold history of how Chicago served as an important site of innovation in environmental thought as America transitioned to modern, industrial capitalism. In Nature's Laboratory, Elizabeth Grennan Browning argues that Chicago—a city characterized by rapid growth, severe labor unrest, and its position as a gateway to the West—offers the
Sustainable Family Farming and Yeoman Ideals
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Rena R. Henderson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-31 - Publisher: Routledge

Within the frame of family farming, this book offers a longitudinal study of the Castra district in North-West Tasmania from first European settlement to the end of the twentieth century. It draws upon historical sources for yeomanry characteristics from Britain, Canada, the USA, New Zealand and Australian mainland colonies to
The SAGE Handbook of Historical Geography
Language: en
Pages: 1168
Authors: Mona Domosh, Michael Heffernan, Charles W. J. Withers
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-25 - Publisher: SAGE

Historical geography is an active, theoretically-informed and vibrant field of study within modern geography, with strong interdisciplinary connections with the humanities and the social sciences. The SAGE Handbook of Historical Geography provides an international and in-depth overview of the field with chapters that examine the history, present condition and future
Geopolitics
Language: en
Pages: 387
Authors: John R. Short
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-25 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In this cogent introduction to the state of contemporary geopolitics, Short provides an understanding of the basic themes of geopolitics and an overview of geopolitical issues around the globe. His regional approach to the study of the power relations between states is framed by a discussion of critical and popular