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Home life in colonial days

Author: Alice Morse Earle
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co. ; London : Macmillan & Co., 1898.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author reconstructs for us colonial life by describing in great detail manners, customs, dress, homes, and child life.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Earle, Alice Morse, 1851-1911.
Home life in colonial days.
New York : Macmillan Co. ; London : Macmillan & Co., 1898
(OCoLC)889838179
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Morse Earle
OCLC Number: 1084287
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 470 pages, 17 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Homes of the colonists --
The light of other days --
The kitchen fireside --
The serving of meals --
Food from forest and sea --
Indian corn --
Meat and drink --
Flax culture and spinning --
Wool culture and spinning, with a postscript on cotton --
Hand-weaving --
Girls' occupations --
Dress of the colonists --
Jack-knife industries --
Travel, transportation, and taverns --
Sunday in the colonies --
Old-time flower gardens.
Responsibility: written by Alice Morse Earle in the year MDCCCXCVIII, illustrated by photographs, gathered by the author, of real things, works, and happenings of olden times.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_21362
991000115899705351

Abstract:

The author reconstructs for us colonial life by describing in great detail manners, customs, dress, homes, and child life.
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