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Never Done: A History of American Housework

Susan Strasser - History - 2000 - 384 pages
Finally back in print, with a new Preface by the author, this lively, authoritative, and pathbreaking study considers the history of material advances and domestic service, the ...
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Getting and Spending: European and American Consumer Societies in the ...

Susan Strasser, Charles McGovern, Matthias Judt - Business & Economics - 1998 - 477 pages
The developing history of consumption is not so much a separate field, as a prism through which many aspects of social and political life may be viewed. The essays in this ...
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Social Justice Feminists in the United States and Germany: A Dialogue in ...

Kathryn Kish Sklar, Anja Schüler, Susan Strasser - Social Science - 1998 - 381 pages
Women reformers in the United States and Germany maintained a brisk dialogue between 1885 and 1933. Drawing on one another's expertise, they sought to alleviate a wide array of ...
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Sound in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

David Suisman, Susan Strasser - History - 2010 - 309 pages
During the twentieth century sound underwent a dramatic transformation as new technologies and social practices challenged conventional aural experience. As a result, sound ...
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Orphans and Vulnerable Children Wellbeing Tool: User's Guide

Shannon Senefeld, Susan Strasser, James Campbell - Health & Fitness - 2009
The Orphans and Vulnerable Children Wellbeing Tool was developed to serve as a fast, easy method of securing data about the overall wellbeing of children in OVC programs.
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Never Done: A History of American Housework

Susan Strasser - History - 2013 - 384 pages
Never Done is the first history of American housework. Beginning with a description of household chores of the nineteenth century--cooking at fireplaces and on cast-iron stoves ...
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Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market

Susan Strasser - History - 1989 - 339 pages
With colorful prose and provocative stories, Satisfaction Guaranteed uncovers the roots of America's consumer society, obsession with shopping, and devotion to brands. This ...
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