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By Alice Morse Earle

What did the young children do again within the days while "children could be visible and never heard"? How have been they schooled, what did they put on, and which video games did they play? This eye-opening survey revisits the 17th and eighteenth centuries for an illustrated examine the lives of Colonial America's youngest citizens
The first American historian to chronicle daily life of the colonial period, Alice Morse Earle carried out years of study, in accordance with letters, respectable documents, diaries, and different bills. A brilliant portrait emerges, depicting a kid's global of hornbooks and primers; classes in manners and faith; equipment of self-discipline; and toys, hobbies, and different amusements. the writer bargains a broader viewpoint through evaluating stipulations in the USA with these of britain. greater than a hundred and twenty illustrations comprise reproductions of pictures through the era's most interesting artists, together with Copley and Peale. "The ebook is one in every of historic curiosity and value," declared The New York Times, praising it as "beautifully illustrated [and] an enthralling ebook for previous or young."

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