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Presents a glimpse of everyday colonial life by examining the daily life on the settlements.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 208.28 x 243.84 x 7.62mm | 521.63g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Sharpe Focus
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • full colour, photos, maps, sidebars, feature spreads, timeline, glossary, for more information (including internet resources), primary source list, index
  • 0765681102
  • 9780765681102

Table of contents

Chapter One: Varieties of Experience; National Origins; Regional Differences; Religious Expectations; Class and Gender Differences; Features:; Ballad of an Indentured Servant (poem); Surviving a Hurricane (poem); Chapter Two: Basic Conditions; Resources; Technology, Communications, and Transportation; The Intellectual Climate; Features:; Missing the Old World (letter); Fever and Faith (poem); Chapter Three: The Family and the Stages of Life; Birth and Infancy; Childhood; Education; Courtship and Marriage; Old Age; Features:; Young Ben Franklin (biography); A Letter from a Schoolboy (letter); Chapter Four: The Household; Types of Houses; Additions and Outbuildings; Light and Heat; Furniture; Gardens; Features:; Longhouses and Wigwams; Chapter Five: Clothing and Personal Well-Being; Cloth Production; What People Wore; Laundry; Cleanliness and Grooming; Features:; The Influence of Native Clothing; Chapter Six: Food and Drink; Getting and Preserving Food; Cooking and Eating; Drinks; Regional Foods and Dishes; Features:; A Farm Family's Day; A Busy Girl; Chapter Seven: Leisure Time; Mixing Work and Play; Sports and Games; Literature; Special Occasions; Features:; A Traveler in a Tavern (journal); Enjoying the Arts; Timeline; Glossary.show more