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Alcott, William A. (William Andrus) 1798-1859

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Works: 190 works in 757 publications in 1 language and 6,298 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Biography  Poetry  Anecdotes  Juvenile works  Life skills guides  History  Humor  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Specifications 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: HQ1121, 301.427
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The young woman's guide to excellence by William A Alcott ( Book )
82 editions published between 1833 and 2012 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author discusses the type of education and character development suitable to the true woman
The young husband; or, Duties of man in the marriage relation by William A Alcott ( Book )
23 editions published between 1839 and 1972 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young wife; or, Duties of woman in the marriage relation by William A Alcott ( Book )
33 editions published between 1837 and 1972 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Read in conjunction with Letters to a sister, this book illustrates how true womanhood applies specifically to woman's role as wife and helpmate to her husband
Ways of living on small means by William A Alcott ( )
11 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The physiology of marriage by William A Alcott ( Book )
22 editions published between 1856 and 1972 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The young house-keeper by William A Alcott ( Book )
30 editions published between 1838 and 2004 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author, seeking to glorify woman's role as housekeeper, discusses a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and starches which he advises women to serve their family
Tea and coffee by William A Alcott ( )
20 editions published between 1836 and 1959 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young mother, or, Management of children in regard to health by William A Alcott ( Book )
27 editions published between 1836 and 1855 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is typical of a genre of literature which gives mothers advice on how to keep their children healthy, and illustrates women's role as family healer
Letters to a sister, or, Woman's mission. To accompany the Letters to young men by William A Alcott ( Book )
12 editions published between 1850 and 1978 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides a classic example of the ideology of true womanhood, which stresses that the ideal woman should be submissive, pious, pure, and domestic
Essay on the construction of school-houses to which was awarded the prize offered by the American Institute of Instruction, August, 1831 by William A Alcott ( Book )
13 editions published between 1832 and 1979 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vegetable diet defended by William A Alcott ( )
5 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gift book for young ladies, or, Familiar letters on their acquaintances, male and female, employments, friendships, &c by William A Alcott ( Book )
11 editions published between 1852 and 1859 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vegetable diet as sanctioned by medical men and by experience in all ages by William A Alcott ( )
6 editions published between 1838 and 2012 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dedicated lifestyle philosophy advocated in Alcott's Vegetable Diet might have been written by a contemporary vegetarian food critic. Alcott's complete disdain for meat and all animal products consumed as food would, in fact, be called a vegan diet. His book focuses on the superiority of a vegetable diet for supporting health and recovering from disease, and it contains dozens of letters testifying to that belief by various medical experts and many citizens who report in great detail the benefits of the vegetable diet for their health and lifestyle
The house I live in, or, The human body : for the use of families and schools by William A Alcott ( Book )
26 editions published between 1837 and 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young woman's book of health by William A Alcott ( Book )
13 editions published between 1850 and 1870 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moral philosophy of courtship and marriage. Designed as a companion to the "Physiology of marriage." by William A Alcott ( Book )
16 editions published between 1857 and 1867 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of preserving health a poem in four books by John Armstrong ( )
3 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American annals of education and instruction ( )
in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forty years in the wilderness of pills and powders, or, The cogitations and confessions of an aged physician by William A Alcott ( Book )
3 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The laws of health : or, Sequel to "The house I live in" by William A Alcott ( Book )
7 editions published between 1857 and 1860 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
A., W. A. (William Andrus Alcott), 1798-1859
Aged physician, 1798-1859
Alcott, W. A.
Alcott, William A.
Alcott, William Andrus, 1798-1859
Alcott, Wm. A. (William Andrus), 1798-1859
Author of Story of Ruth the Moabitess, 1798-1859
Author of The first foreign mission, 1798-1859
Author of The happy family, 1798-1859
Author of The young man's guide, 1798-1859
Author of The young wife, 1798-1859
First foreign mission, Author of, 1798-1859
Happy family, Author of, 1798-1859
Old physician, 1798-1859
Orukatto
Physician of many years' experience, 1798-1859
Story of Ruth the Moabitess, Author of, 1798-1859
W. A. A. (William Andrus Alcott), 1798-1859
William, Father, 1798-1859
Young man's guide, Author of, 1798-1859
Young wife, Author of, 1798-1859
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