Child Life In Colonial Days

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Overview

Child Life is an appealing and highly readable description of the dress, toys, school, play, discipline, and religion of children from the early American settlements to the first decades of the new Republic.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780936399522
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Series: American Classics Series
  • Edition description: FACSIMILE
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Foreword
I Babyhood 1
II Children's Dress 34
III Schools and School life 63
IV Women Teachers and Girl Scholars 90
V Hornbook and Primer 117
VI School-books 133
VII Penmanship and Letters 150
VIII Diaries and Commonplace Books 163
IX Childish Precocity 176
X Oldtime Discipline 191
XI Manners and Courtesy 211
XII Religious Thought and Training 227
XIII Religious Books 248
XIV Story and Picture Books 264
XV Children's Diligence 305
XVI Needlecraft and Decorative Arts 321
XVII Games and Pastimes 342
XVIII Children's Toys 361
XIX Flower Lore of Children 377
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2012

    Very interesting.....

    I found this book very good. Great book for people into history. Great book for reinactors of this period in history.

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