More work for mother: the ironies of household technology from the open hearth to the microwave

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Basic Books, 1983 - Family & Relationships - 257 pages
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Shows how new, supposedly time-saving inventions have both increased the workload and improved the standard of living.

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Review: More Work For Mother: The Ironies Of Household Technology From The Open Hearth To The Microwave

User Review  - Mark Bowles - Goodreads

A. Introduction: Housework and its tools 1. "Industrialization of the home" took place between 1860 and 1960 2. Household and market labor are similar in 3 ways a) Both depend on non-human energy ... Read full review

Review: More Work For Mother: The Ironies Of Household Technology From The Open Hearth To The Microwave

User Review  - Dianna - Goodreads

It was fun reading about technological innovations over the ages that have changed the way we do housework. We enjoy an incredibly high standard of living today due to the way things have changed, and ... Read full review

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