The Woman's book, dealing practically with the modern conditions of home-life, self-support, education, opportunties, and every-day problems
The eleven authors who contributed essays to this book on women in business, education, and the professions reflect the changing attitudes towards women at the end of the 19th century
Print Book, English, 1894
C. Scribner's sons, New York, 1894
2 v. col. front., illus. (part col.) col. plates, forms. 25 cm.
I. Occupations for women, by P. G. Hubert, jr. Women in their business affairs, by W. O. Stoddard. The principles of housekeeping, by Lillian W. Betts. Society and social usages, by Constance C. Harrison. The aesthetics of dress, by Eva W. McGlasson. Dress from a practical standpoint, by several writers. Hygiene in the home, by J. W. Roosevelt. The training of children, by Kate D. Wiggin. The education of women, by Lyman Abbott. Books and reading, by T. W. Higginson. The art of travel, by Elizabeth Bisland
II. The home grounds, by Samuel Parsons, jr. The flower garden, by J. N. Gerard. House building, by Helen C. Candee. House decoration and furnishing, by Mary G. Humphreys. Women's opportunties in town and country, by Mary C. Jones. Woman's handiwork, by Constance C. Harrison. Supplementary information, by various writers
Appendix, v. 2, gives bibliographies on various subjects treated in the text