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Handbook to life in America. Volume I, The colonial and revolutionary era, beginnings to 1783 / Rodney P. Carlisle, general editor

Carlisle, Rodney P. 
ISBN 978-0-8160-7174-6
New York : Facts on File, c2009
Engelska xi, 276 p.
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  • Introduction -- Family and daily life -- Material culture -- Social attitudes -- Cities and urban life -- Rural life -- Religion -- Education -- Science and technology -- Entertainment -- Crime and violence -- Labor and employment -- Military and wars -- Population trends and migration -- Transportation -- Public health, medicine, and nutrition. 
  • "Life in colonial America was often a struggle for survival and a constant lesson in adaptation. The early years of colonization, fraught with disease, starvation, and conflict with Native Americans, led to the development of regional communities in the form of agricultural plantations in the South and industrial port cities in the Northeast. The era culminated in the signing of the Declaration of Independence and hard-earned victory over Great Britain in the Revolutionary War. Characterized by religious and political fervor, this tumultuous time in American history established not only the nation's independence but its national identity as well."--p.[4] of cover. 

Ämnesord

Förenta staterna  -- historia -- 1600-1783
United States  -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. (LCSH)
United States  -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. (LCSH)
United States  -- Emigration and immigration -- History. (LCSH)
United States  -- Religion -- History. (LCSH)
United States  -- Transportation -- History (LCSH)
United States  -- Politics and government (LCSH)
United States  -- Social conditions (LCSH)
United States  -- Civilization. (LCSH)

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Kqa.41 (kssb/8)
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