Friday, February 20, 2009

Vocational Mathematics for Girls/Google Books

Politically incorrect math for girls. ;) This book covers: household budgets, kitchen math, dress making, thrift and investment, farm math, and math in formally traditional female occupations outside the home.

Begin reading here.
Main page.
Vocational Mathematics for Girls
By William Henry Dooley
Published by D.C. Heath & co., 1917
369 pages

May or may not be useful for homeschool math, but it is interesting for cultural/history studies.


The Road Less Traveled said...

thank you for the link to this book, we will be using it! I love your e-book library for homeschoolers...
Blessings to you and your family.
YahChna in TN

Alexandra said...

You are very welcome! Glad I could be of help. We love these old texts as well. :) Blessing to you and your family too.