This title covers American colonial houses and their furnishings; family life; meals, food and drink; women and their duties; courtship and marriage; children; education (including apprenticeships); occupations and work; technology and innovations; crime and punishment; justice; health and medicine; leisure, sports, and recreation.
Immerse yourself in the family and community life of Colonial America. Follow the basic work of building and furnishing a home, and learn the roles of men and women in raising and sustaining a family. And, through the details of everyday existence, gain a real understanding of how Colonial communities provided education, medical care and governance, developed labor-saving technologies, and enjoyed their hours of leisure.
"The volumes excel at tracing the development of features that made the U.S. unique; these are frequently interesting and there are many eye opening facts"
--Library Media Connection, April, 2011
Price: US $34.80