[Book Reviews]


THIS little volume consists of a series of papers which originally appeared as contributions to the Art Inter change Company. They deal with the sanitary regulation of the home. Every chapter is written in excellent style, and considering that much of the matter with which the author is concerned is technical, the manner in which it is presented is exceedingly clear. Dealing as it does with every requirement of the home from a sanitary and scientific point of view, the book contains much information of the utmost value to women of the household. It would be well if the essential conditions for a healthy home, so well laid down by Dr. Mary Bissell, were more care fully remembered, for they would be the means of saving life, now often sacrificed by ignorance of the ordinary laws of health. We recommend the book most cordially to the class of readers for whom it has been written, and we feel sure that everyone upon whom the care of a home devolves would be the better for bearing in mind the lessons which it teaches.

Household Hygiene.

By Mary Taylor Bissell (New York: N. D. C. Hodges, 1890.)

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BROCK, H. [Book Reviews]. Nature 43, 461 (1891) doi:10.1038/043461b0

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