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Daily life in the colonial city / Keith Krawczynski.

Krawczynski, Keith, author. (Author).
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Anderson - Anderson Main Library SC R 973 Krawczyn Keith (Text) 22960000669159 Adult SC Reference Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780313334191
  • ISBN: 0313334196
  • Physical Description: xxxv, 554 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-534) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Settlement -- Government -- Family & community -- Religion -- Labor and economy -- Education -- Crime and punishment -- Poverty and poor relief -- Housing and street life -- Food and dining -- Clothing and cleanliness -- Health and medicine -- Recreation -- Arts and sciences -- Cities in rebellion.
Summary, etc.:
In-depth, thematic chapters explore many aspects of urban life in colonial America, including working conditions for men, women, children, free blacks, and slaves as well as strikes and labor issues; the class hierarchy and its purpose in urban society; childbirth, courtship, family, and death; housing styles and urban diet; and the threat of disease and the growth of poverty.
Subject: United States > Social life and customs.
United States > Social conditions.
Manners and customs.
Social history.
United States.

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