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Twentieth Century Advice Literature

The Graduate Center has a trial through September 30 to Twentieth Century Advice Literature: North American Guides on Race, Sex, Gender, and the Family. This database on the mores of the past includes 112 self-help and how-to books published between 1859 and 1980. Titles focus on business, finance, and professional life; character and self-improvement; citizenship; education and student life; health, hygiene, and personal appearance; home management; entertaining and leisure activities; child-rearing; love, sex, and marriage; social etiquette; social organizations; and travel and foreign customs.