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By F.A. Steel
In The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook1888, Flora Annie Steel and her co-author Grace Gardiner give practical and highly opinionated advice to young memsahibs in India. Covering all aspects of household management from the duties of servants to recipes, the manual sheds fascinating light on the entire imperial experience.
The Self-Sufficiency Bible: Window Boxes to Smallholdings - Hundreds of Ways to Become Self-Sufficient
By Simon Dawson
In today's economic climate, self-sufficiency is increasingly seen as a viable means of taking control of our lives and safeguarding for the future. This work focuses on key topics for living a more self-sustainable life.
Green Cleaning For Dummies focuses on green solutions for cleaning every room of the house and beyond. The expert tips and advice informs readers how to clean their homes and workplaces in an ecologically friendly way without using harsh chemicals or other potentially hazardous substances.
Stains and how to remove them are one of the less appealing aspects of life - but this book is here to help with sensible, down to earth and practical advice, whether you need to clean a red wine spill out of your new cream carpet, save your favourite dress...