The Following is from a 1950s home economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life

The Following is from a 1950s home economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life

"The Basics"  The following is excerpted from an actual 1950's high school Home Economics textbook: "ADVANCE: How to be a Good Wife.

"The Basics" The following is excerpted from an actual 1950's high school Home Economics textbook: "ADVANCE: How to be a Good Wife.

A High-Quality, Free Economics Textbook.  The textbook's tagline is “Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened.”  Free online!

A High-Quality, Free Economics Textbook. The textbook's tagline is “Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened.” Free online!

Clothes with Character 1940s fashion tips history American Home economics textbook by TheWabiSabi on Etsy

Clothes with Character 1940s fashion tips history American Home economics textbook

Clothes with Character 1940s fashion tips history American Home economics textbook by TheWabiSabi on Etsy

Free eBooks: Historical Cookbooks  Scanned images of historical cookbooks. Look for American ones for our assignment.  DigitalBookIndex

Free eBooks: Historical Cookbooks Scanned images of historical cookbooks. Look for American ones for our assignment. DigitalBookIndex

1914 Afternoon Dress Pattern Instructions. This dress pattern was inspired by a design found in a 1914 home economics textbook, Shelter and Clothing. You can see the original line artwork for the dress at right. The caption reads, "Suggestion for a simple lingerie dress," and the accompanying instructions give the steps to create a "shirtwaist dress." Essentially, what you get is a shirtwaist (blouse) joined to a simple skirt. I’ve taken the basic design and given you three different sleeve…

1914 Afternoon Dress Pattern Instructions. This dress pattern was inspired by a design found in a 1914 home economics textbook, Shelter and Clothing. You can see the original line artwork for the dress at right. The caption reads, "Suggestion for a simple lingerie dress," and the accompanying instructions give the steps to create a "shirtwaist dress." Essentially, what you get is a shirtwaist (blouse) joined to a simple skirt. I’ve taken the basic design and given you three different sleeve…

When I was first learning economics, I was surprised by how pro-communist many economics textbooks were. I don’t mean, of course, that any economics textbook ever said, “Communism is good.” What I mean, rather, is that textbooks were very positive relative to communism’s historical record. Indeed, many seemed deeply ignorant of actual communism, basing their assessment […]

When I was first learning economics, I was surprised by how pro-communist many economics textbooks were. I don’t mean, of course, that any economics textbook ever said, “Communism is good.” What I mean, rather, is that textbooks were very positive relative to communism’s historical record. Indeed, many seemed deeply ignorant of actual communism, basing their assessment […]

"Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses." - William Hazlitts.

"Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses." - William Hazlitts.

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