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

Overview
Works: 214 works in 827 publications in 3 languages and 8,998 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Periodicals  Anecdotes  Poetry  Juvenile works  Life skills guides  Records and correspondence  Humor  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HQ1121, 301.427
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The young husband; or, Duties of man in the marriage relation by William A Alcott( Book )

26 editions published between 1839 and 1972 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young wife; or, Duties of woman in the marriage relation by William A Alcott( Book )

35 editions published between 1837 and 1972 in English and held by 441 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
The young man's guide by William A Alcott( Book )

52 editions published between 1833 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The leading purpose of ... [this book] ... is to aid in forming the character of young men ... The Publisher has appended ... the Constitution of the United States -- a document which should be thoroughly studied and understood by all young men who would become the intelligent and useful citizens of a free country ..."--Page 4-5
The physiology of marriage by William A Alcott( Book )

25 editions published between 1856 and 2014 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The young woman's guide to excellence by William A Alcott( Book )

33 editions published between 1840 and 1854 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author discusses the type of education and character development suitable to the true woman
Letters to a sister; or, Woman's mission. To accompany the Letters to young men by William A Alcott( Book )

10 editions published between 1850 and 1978 in English and held by 287 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
Gift book for young ladies, or, Familiar letters on their acquaintances, male and female, employments, friendships, &c by William A Alcott( Book )

13 editions published between 1852 and 1859 in English and held by 235 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 )

14 editions published between 1857 and 1867 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young house-keeper by William A Alcott( Book )

28 editions published between 1838 and 2004 in English and held by 199 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
The young mother, or, Management of children in regard to health by William A Alcott( Book )

31 editions published between 1836 and 1855 in English and held by 193 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
American annals of education( )

in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Teacher of health and the laws of the human constitution( )

in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house I live in; or The human body by William A Alcott( Book )

34 editions published between 1837 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young woman's book of health by William A Alcott( Book )

14 editions published between 1850 and 1870 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tea and coffee by William A Alcott( Book )

27 editions published between 1836 and 1959 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in Part II of this 1839 volume, the author outlines the general use of coffee and the properties of the drink, plant and bean
Vegetable diet defended. [To which is appended a brief account of the first Concordium, or Harmonious Industrial College] by William A Alcott( Book )

6 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 86 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 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vegetable diet, as sanctioned by medical men, and by experience in all ages by William A Alcott( Book )

6 editions published between 1838 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in Boston in 1838, this volume in the American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection is a facsimile edition of one of the first American books to advocate a vegetarian diet (vegan, actually), by a founding member of the first vegetarian organization, the American Vegetarian Society. 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"--Amazon.com, viewed December 17, 2012
Ways of living on small means by William A Alcott( Book )

11 editions published in 1837 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
A, W. A. 1798-1859

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

Aged physician 1798-1859

Alcott 1798-1859

Alcott, W. A.

Alcott, William A.

Alcott, William Andrus 1798-1859

Alcott, Wm. A. 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

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Physician of many years' experience 1798-1859

Story of Ruth the Moabitess, Author of 1798-1859

W. A. A 1798-1859

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

William 1798-1859 Father

William Alcott American physician and author

William Alcott Amerikaans schrijver

William Alcott amerikansk författare

William Alcott amerikansk skribent

William Alcott US-amerikanischer Arzt, Lebensreformer und Autor

William, Father, 1798-1859

Young man's guide, Author of 1798-1859

Young wife, Author of 1798-1859

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Languages
English (422)

Burmese (6)

Korean (2)

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