Word of the Week: Aegis

As in: “The moral fortification of the home—under the aegis of Book Cover: Thanksgivingthe enlightened homemaker—against the rough-and-ready masculine world of business and politics became a dominant middle-class fixation in the antebellum period” (Baker, 2009, p. 79).

Baker, J. W. (2009). Thanksgiving: The biography of an American holiday.  Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press.

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