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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
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published April 16th 2019 by Little, Brown and Company
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A funny and disgusting journey through Victorian parenting. I especially liked that the author, inamongst all the jokes, took the time to explore why it was that Victorian parents were so hard on their children.
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A funny book about Victorian parenting. The author told why Victorian parents were so hard on their children.
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Another hilarious romp through women’s social history, this time all about raising children right According to Victorian standards.
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