As someone who learnt the ropes on her own, Traill shares her experiences and puts together a ready reference for anyone wishing to relocate to Canada. With a tone of instruction and advice, she covers various aspects in The Female Emigrant''s Guide, and Hints on Canadian Housekeeping ranging from recipes specific to Canada, the ingredients and materials required for cooking and other housekeeping tasks as well as dedicated sections on issues like value of land, stores and miscellaneous matters.
Traill writes a note to fathers and husbands and another for wives and daughters who are in the process of emigrating with specific advice to both sets, the crux of which revolves around the fact that there is no place in the country for those who do not wish to, or are not in a position to work hard with honesty and integrity. The sections on cooking and specific recipes are perhaps the mainstay of this work as Traill provides valuable insight into the peculiarities of the Canadian kitchen. Not only does The Female Emigrant''s Guide, and Hints on Canadian Housekeeping provide specific instructions for women, it is an excellent resource for the general reader to understand Canada better.
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Author(s) - Catherine Parr Strickland Traill
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Page Count - 338
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