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Author Moore, Wendy, 1952- author.

Title How to create the perfect wife [Axis 360 electronic resource] : Britain's most ineligible bachelor and his enlightened quest to train the ideal mate / Wendy Moore.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 343 pages) : illustrations.
Summary Wendy Moore's exploration of British writer Thomas Day's mission to groom his ideal mate captures the radicalism--and deep contradictions-- at the heart of the Enlightenment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-332) and index.
Subject Day, Thomas, 1748-1789.
Authors, English -- 18th century.
Marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Moore, Wendy, 1952- How to create the perfect wife. New York : Basic Books, c2013 9780465065745 (DLC) 2012048149 (OCoLC)811598779
ISBN 9780465065738 (electronic bk.)
0465065732 (electronic bk.)
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