This two-volume set brings to life the daily thoughts and routines of men and womenarich and poor, of various cultures, religions, races, and beliefsaduring a time of great political, social, economic, and legal turmoil. ac Provides summaries of what people ate, wore, and read and also includes topics such as apprenticeships, camp life and military training ac Covers ordinary routines of daily life, such as cleanliness, use of privies, and menstruation ac Starts each thematic section with a brief introduction ac Includes primary documents that bring the past to life and are an important resource for students ac Offers further reading suggestions after each entry as well as a bibliography of print books, online sources, and relevant films(The winding and maintenance of the town clock was a position of significant public trust.) ... clock repair advanced his early career. ... The German tradition of clockmaking was represented in the colonies by Christopher Sauer (1695A1758) of Germantown, Pennsylvania, and the Fessler family of Maryland among others.
|Title||:||The World of the American Revolution: A Daily Life Encyclopedia [2 volumes]|
|Author||:||Merril D. Smith Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-08-28|