Beecher Introduction The great ideologue of the cult of domesticity, Catherine E. Beecher, gloried in the special tasks and responsibilities of women.
See Article History Alternative Title: Beecher was the eldest daughter in one of the most remarkable families of the 19th century. She grew up in an atmosphere of learning but, because she was female, did not receive much formal education.
From she lived in LitchfieldConnecticut, where she attended schools for young ladies while independently studying Latin, philosophy, and mathematics. After the death of her mother in she had much of the care of the family.
Moving with her father to CincinnatiOhio, inBeecher opened the Western Female Institute; financial difficulties and her precarious health closed the school five years later. The rest of her life was devoted to the development of educational facilities in the Midwest and to the promotion of equal educational opportunities for women.
Beecher was most influential as a writer. Her major work, A Treatise on Domestic Economy, first published inwent through 15 editions and was the first American work to deal with all facets of domestic life.
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A Treatise on Domestic Economy, for the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School by Catherine Esther Beecher. Her major work, A Treatise on Domestic Economy, first published in , went through 15 editions and was the first American work to deal with all facets of domestic life.
The Treatise helped to standardize domestic practices and reinforce domestic values, arguing that .