Everyday Life in Early America

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Harper Collins, Jan 25, 1989 - History - 224 pages
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"In this clearly written volume, Hawke provides enlightening and colorful descriptions of early Colonial Americans and debunks many widely held assumptions about 17th century settlers."--Publishers Weekly
  

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User Review  - Caitlin - Goodreads

Everyday Life in Early America is an engaging narrative by David Freeman Hawke concerning the lives of the Colonials in North America. It is well written, well-researched, and compiled in easy-to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kris Thorsten - Goodreads

Very well done Social History. Indepth coverage of all those things we take for granted in our daily lives. Quite an 'eye-opener.' Read full review

Contents

O STRANGE NEW WORLD?
1
SETTLING IN
16
THE FARM
31
THE HOUSE
47
6 HEALTH
72
THE RHYTHMS OF LIFE
88
MANNERS AND MORALS
101
9 RED WHITE AND BLACK
115
WAR
131
BEYOND THE FARM
143
WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD
157
TOWARD THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
168
Selected Bibliography
179
Index
187
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David J. Hawke

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