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Title Handbook to life in America. Volume I, The colonial and revolutionary era, beginnings to 1783 / Rodney P. Carlisle, general editor.

Imprint New York : Facts on File, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  E169.1    Available
Description xi, 276 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Handbook to life in America
Handbook to life in America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Family and daily life -- Material culture -- Social attitudes -- Cities and urban life -- Rural life -- Religion -- Education -- Science and technology -- Entertainment -- Crime and violence -- Labor and employment -- Military an
Summary "Life in colonial America was often a struggle for survival and a constant lesson in adaptation. The early years of colonization, fraught with disease, starvation, and conflict with Native Americans, led to the development of regional communitie
Subject Families -- United States -- History.
Education -- United States -- History.
Technology -- United States -- History.
Amusements -- United States -- History.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- Medicine -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States -- Religion -- History.
United States -- Transportation -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Civilization.
Added Author Carlisle, Rodney P.
Added Title Handbook to life in America. #1
Handbook to life in America, vol. 1
Handbook to life in America. Volume 1
Colonial and revolutionary era, beginnings to 1783
ISBN 9780816071746