Ungovernable: The Victorian Parent's Guide to Raising Flawless Children By Therese Oneill, Betsy Foldes-Meiman (Read by), Dara Rosenberg (Read by) Cover Image
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From the author of the hysterically funny and unsettlingly fascinating* New York Times bestseller Unmentionable, a hilarious illustrated guide to the secrets of Victorian child-rearing *Jenny Lawson]

Feminist historian Therese Oneill is back, to educate you on what to expect when you're expecting . . . a Victorian baby In Ungovernable, Oneill conducts an unforgettable tour through the backwards, pseudoscientific, downright bizarre parenting fashions of the Victorians, advising us on:

- How to be sure you're not too ugly, sickly, or stupid to breed

- What positions and room decor will help you conceive a son

- How much beer, wine, cyanide and heroin to consume while pregnant

- How to select the best peasant teat for your child

- Which foods won't turn your children into sexual deviants

- And so much more

Endlessly surprising, wickedly funny, and filled with juicy historical tidbits and images, Ungovernable provides much-needed perspective on - and comic relief from - the age-old struggle to bring up baby.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781549179587
ISBN-10: 1549179586
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Publication Date: April 16th, 2019
Language: English