Five centuries of advice literature for men and women. Over 60,000 documents in 5 sections: Conduct & Politeness, Domesticity & the Family, Consumption & Leisure, Education & Sensibility, and the Body.
Brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities. Examines perspectives on women's social movements from Colonial times to the present. Excellent resource for primary sources. The database presents books, pamphlets and related materials to provide scholars with in-depth access to the published histories and records of women's reform organizations throughout the United States.
Full text collection of letters, diaries, and unpublished manuscripts written by women from 1500 to 1900. Great for finding primary source documents to support advanced research on women and women's issues from the Early Modern period through the 19th Century.
Includes full text of: Better Homes & Gardens (1922 to 2005), Chatelaine (1928 to 2005), Cosmopolitan (1965-1993), Essence (1970-1977), Good Housekeeping (1885 to 2005), Ladies' Home Journal (1883 to 2005), Parents (1926 to 2005), Redbook (1903 to 2005), Seventeen (1970-2003), and Women's Day (1937-2001).