Our Own Snug Fireside: Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860

Our Own Snug Fireside: Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860

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by Jane Nylander
     
 

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This charming book portrays domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers, and other sources, Jane C. Nylander provides intimate details about preparing dinner, spinning and weaving textiles, washing and ironing laundry, planning a social outing, and exchanging food

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This charming book portrays domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers, and other sources, Jane C. Nylander provides intimate details about preparing dinner, spinning and weaving textiles, washing and ironing laundry, planning a social outing, and exchanging food and services. Probing behind the many myths that have grown up about this era, Nylander reveals the complex reality of everyday life in old New England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307828163
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/15/2013
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
21 MB
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Our Own Snug Fireside: Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you want to know just how things were way back then, you'll love this book!!