The World of the American Revolution [2 volumes]: A Daily Life Encyclopedia

The World of the American Revolution [2 volumes]: A Daily Life Encyclopedia

by Merril D. Smith (Editor)

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Overview

This two-volume set brings to life the daily thoughts and routines of men and women—rich and poor, of various cultures, religions, races, and beliefs—during a time of great political, social, economic, and legal turmoil.


• Provides summaries of what people ate, wore, and read and also includes topics such as apprenticeships, camp life and military training

• Covers ordinary routines of daily life, such as cleanliness, use of privies, and menstruation

• Starts each thematic section with a brief introduction

• Includes primary documents that bring the past to life and are an important resource for students

• Offers further reading suggestions after each entry as well as a bibliography of print books, online sources, and relevant films

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440830273
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/2015
Series: Daily Life
Pages: 970
Product dimensions: 10.40(w) x 7.30(h) x 2.80(d)

About the Author

Merril D. Smith, PhD, is an independent scholar. Her published work includes ABC-CLIO's History of American Cooking.

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