By Jill Eileen Smith
What cost needs to she pay for actual love?
Her days marked by means of turmoil and pale desires, Abigail has resigned herself to a lifestyles with a guy she doesn't love. but if conditions provide her a moment probability at happiness with the good-looking David, she takes a jump of religion to hitch his wandering tribe. nonetheless, her struggles are faraway from over. How can she proportion his love with the opposite girls he insists on marrying?
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Extra resources for Abigail: A Novel (The Wives of King David, Book 2)
Furthermore, it was positively disregarded in works that presented the family as a shared enterprise, one in which the aim was to consolidate and increase economic resources. 39 The book takes the reader through distilling, pickling, confectionary, instructions for men and women buying goods at market, and ﬁnally rules for good house-keeping. As the title indicates, there is a patriotic theme to the book. 40 But signiﬁcantly, the riches, plenty, and pleasure resulting from the book’s method accrue to the individual households not the nation, a situation that was to change: ‘THE good Management of Houshold-Aﬀairs is not only commendable, but turns to much Proﬁt and Advantage; .
See Lisa Smith, ‘The Relative Duties of a Man: Domestic Medicine in England and France, ca. 1685–1740’, Journal of Family History, 31, 3 (2006), pp. 237–56, and also the discussion of medicine recipes in men’s writing, Chapter 5, pp. 126–7. 125 See Alexandra Shepard, Meanings of Manhood in Early Modern England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003) for an account of relationships between patriarchal, anti-patriarchal, and alternative models of manhood, and the increasing importance of social status in the representation and application of these.
Com Introduction 23 is oeconomy that is most useful in understanding men’s (and arguably women’s) engagements with the domestic. Oeconomy necessarily combined day-to-day management (housekeeping or domestic economy) and the macro- or global management of people and resources (governance or domestic patriarchy). 124 Oeconomy was, first, a specific way of organizing the household. But, second, oeconomy was also a discourse that comprised values, structures, and practices. These could be adapted by people in differing circumstances and referred to or understood as ‘oeconomical’ and they shaped some of the ways in which men’s actions in the domestic were understood.
Abigail: A Novel (The Wives of King David, Book 2) by Jill Eileen Smith