Book is in excellent condition with very minimal wear, no extraneous marking, tears or damage to the paperback cover. The book is edited by Gary B. Nash and is comprised of short stories of everyday life in the lives of the people who settled the land that formed the American colonies and the nation that was founded after the Revolution. Each story has the author‘s name in parenthesis at the end of the title. Book consists of 430 pages and contains an extensive coverage of the early colonization of the land that became this nation through the reconstruction period following the war between the states. The book will be shipped USPS book rate of 3 pounds.
The Private Side of American History
Readings in Everyday Life
---------- 1600 - 1730 ---------- The Colonizers and the Colonized
The First American Boom: Virginia 1618 to 1630 (Edmund S. Morgan)
The Seneca Nation of Indians (Anthony F. G. Wallace)
The Structure of the Household (John Demos)
The Planter’s Wife: The Experience of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland (Lois Green Carr and Lorena S. Walsh)
The Indian Impact on English Colonial Culture (James Axtell)
---------- 1730 - 1790 ---------- Creating a Nation
The Beginnings of the Afro-American Family in Maryland (Allan Kulikoff)
Up from the Bottom in Franklin’s Philadelphia (Gary B. Nash)
Evangelical Revolt in Virginia (Rhys Isaac)
George Robert Twelves Hewes: Shoemaker and Patriot (Alfred F. Young)
---------- 1790 - 1840 ---------- The Early Republic
Changing Customs of Childbirth in America, 1760 to 1825 (Catherine M. Scholten)
Order and Disorder Among the Youth of the Early Republic (Joseph F. Kett)
Life Styles of Philadelphia Artisans, 1820 -1850 (Bruce Laurie)
Sex Roles and Social Stress in Jacksonian America (Carroll Smith-Rosenberg)
---------- 1840 - 1877 ---------- The Expanding Nation
Slave Songs and Slave Consciousness (Lawrence W. Levine)
A Middle-Class, Border-State Family During the Civil War (Alden B. Pearson, Jr.)The Heart That Dared Not Let in the Sun (O. E. Rolvaag)
“Ladies Have the Hardest Time, That Emigrate by Land” (Julie Roy Jeffrey)
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