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Our own snug fireside : images of the New England home, 1760-1860

Author: Jane C Nylander
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1993] ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this portrayal of home life in New England from the years preceding the American Revolution to the eve of the Civil War, Jane Nylander explores both everyday realities and the myths that have obscured them.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nylander, Jane C., 1938-
Our own snug fireside.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
(OCoLC)606381013
Online version:
Nylander, Jane C., 1938-
Our own snug fireside.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
(OCoLC)610445717
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane C Nylander
ISBN: 0394549848 9780394549842 0300059531 9780300059533
OCLC Number: 25873939
Description: xiv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: Great Neatness and Convenience --
I. Introduction: Glimpses of the New England Home --
II. Our Great Family --
III. Going to Housekeeping --
IV. Frosty Mornings and Stinging Fingers: The Effects of Winter --
V. Clean, Bright, and Comfortable: Dimensions of Housework --
VI. Clean and Decent: A Family's Clothing --
VII. Toward Our Mutual Support --
VIII. A Comfortable Sufficiency: Food and the New England Kitchen --
IX. The Pleasure of Our Friends and Neighbors --
X. The One Day Above All Others: New England Thanksgiving.
Responsibility: Jane C. Nylander.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_190262
991000336999705351

Abstract:

This volume seeks to portray domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers and other sources,  Read more...
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