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Child Life in Colonial Times

Author: Alice Morse Earle

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486136647

Category: History

Page: 320

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A pioneering historian chronicles the everyday details of growing up in Colonial America in this engaging classic. Meticulously researched, it paints a vivid picture of infancy, toys, schooling, and more. 128 illustrations.

Home Life in Colonial Days

Author: Alice Morse Earle

Publisher: N.A


Category: Home

Page: 470

View: 4007

The author reconstructs for us colonial life by describing in great detail manners, customs, dress, homes, and child life.

Children in Colonial America

Author: James Alan Marten

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814757162

Category: History

Page: 253

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With the recent explosion of high-profile court cases and staggering jury awards, America's justice system has moved to the forefront of our nation's consciousness. Yet while the average citizen is bombarded with information about a few sensational cases--such as the multi-million dollar damages awarded a woman who burned herself with McDonald's coffee-- most Americans are unaware of the truly dramatic transformation our courts and judicial system have undergone over the past three decades, and of the need to reform the system to adapt to that transformation. In Reforming the Civil Justice System, Larry Kramer has compiled a work that charts these revolutionary changes and offers solutions to the problems they present. Organized into three parts, the book investigates such topics as settlement incentives and joint tortfeasors, substance and form in the treatment of scientific evidence after Daubert v. Merrell Dow, and guiding jurors in valuing pain and suffering damages. Reforming the Civil Justice System offers feasible solutions that can realistically be adopted as our civil justice system continues to be refined and improved.

Minding the Children

Child Care in America from Colonial Times to the Present

Author: Geraldine Youcha

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 9780786739769

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

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Beyond childcare theories and early childhood gurus, here is how children have actually been raised in America over the last four centuries. From wet nurses and Southern mammys, settlement houses and orphan trains, to rigid British nannies, foster care, and the modern two-worker family, Geraldine Youcha's delightful book paints a wide-ranging picture of American childhood. In this updated paperback edition a lively new chapter brings the story through current childcare wars and present economic realities. All in all, it is a reassuring picture, for despite a bewildering array of different styles and fads, children have survived and often thrived. While there are some harsh lessons to be learned here, there is also plenty to lend optimism and help anxious parents relax.

Colonial Times

Author: Walter A. Hazen

Publisher: Good Year Books

ISBN: 1596472669

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Includes cross-curricular activities for each chapter.

A Kid's Life in Colonial America

Author: Sarah Machajewski

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1499400063

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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In the early 17th century, all the world knew of North America came from reports of the earliest European explorers. By the end of the 18th century, the world knew America as the United States—a country whose earliest years were shaped by colonialism. This historical, non-fiction text examines life in Colonial America through the eyes of the kids who lived there. Age-appropriate language takes readers inside the clothes, toys, schools, and ways of life in the 17th and 18th centuries. Fact boxes provide opportunities for additional learning. A glossary and index round out the text, completing a comprehensive learning experience.

Work in Colonial America

Author: Mark Thomas

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442051850


Page: 24

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A simple introduction to various jobs in Colonial America, including those performed by blacksmiths, coopers, and shoemakers.

Working Dress in Colonial and Revolutionary America

Author: Peter F. Copeland

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: 9780837190334

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 223

View: 5337

Captioned line drawings and background descriptions provide insight into the clothing worn by seafarers, farmers, frontiersmen, public servants, and others of the working class between 1710 and 1810

Blacks in Colonial America

Author: Oscar Reiss

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786403394

Category: Social Science

Page: 293

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By the time of the American Revolution, blacks made up 20 percent of the colonial population. Early in colonial history, many blacks who came to America were indentured servants who served out their contracts and then settled in the colonies as free men. Over time, however, more and more blacks arrived as slaves, and the position of blacks in colonial society suffered precipitous decline. This book discusses the lives of blacks, both slave and free, as they struggled to make homes for themselves among the white European settlers in the New World. The author thoroughly examines colonial slavery and the laws supporting it (as early as 1686, for example, New Jersey had laws demanding the return of fugitive slaves) as well as the emancipation movement, active from the beginning of the slave trade. Other topics include blacks and the practice of Christianity in the colonies, and the service of blacks in the Revolution.

Growing Up in Colonial America

Author: Tracy Barrett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781562945787

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Depicts the daily chores, routines, and play of children in colonial times and the distinct religious and social attitudes that dictated how children were raised

Colonial Kids

An Activity Guide to Life in the New World

Author: Laurie Carlson

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1569767815

Category: Education

Page: 152

View: 4205

Gives instructions for preparing foods, making clothes, and creating other items used by European settlers in America, thereby providing a description of the daily life of these colonists.

Colonial Living

Author: Edwin Tunis

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801862274

Category: History

Page: 152

View: 3595

Line drawings and text recreate everyday life in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in small coastal settlements and the most affluent colonies

Your Life as a Settler in Colonial America

Author: Thomas Kingsley Troupe

Publisher: Capstone Classroom

ISBN: 1404872515

Category: History

Page: 32

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Describes what it was like to live as a settler in Colonial America.

Colonial Life

Author: Brendan January

Publisher: Childrens Press

ISBN: 9780516216287

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 47

View: 9665

Describes various aspects of life in Colonial America including farming practices, housing, food, medicine, slavery, and recreational activities.

If You Lived in Colonial Times

Author: Ann McGovern

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780833587763

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Looks at the homes, clothes, family life, and community activities of boys and girls in the New England colonies.

The True Story of Pocahontas

The Other Side of History

Author: Linwood Custalow,Angela L. Daniel

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

ISBN: 9781555916329

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 138

View: 7294

For the first time, the true story of Pocahontas is revealed by her own people.

Woman's Life in Colonial Days

Juvenile History - - American

Author: Carl Holliday

Publisher: VM eBooks


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 5798

This book is an attempt to portray by means of the writings of colonial days the life of the women of that period,--how they lived, what their work and their play, what and how they thought and felt, their strength and their weakness, the joys and the sorrows of their everyday existence. Through such an attempt perhaps we can more nearly understand how and why the American woman is what she is to-day. For a long time to come, one of the principal reasons for the study of the writings of America will lie, not in their intrinsic merit alone, but in their revelations of American life, ideals, aspirations, and social and intellectual endeavors. We Americans need what Professor Shorey has called "the controlling consciousness of tradition." We have not sufficiently regarded the bond that connects our present institutions with their origins in the days of our forefathers.

American Dream

The New World, Colonial Times, and Hints of Revolution

Author: Colleen L. Reece,Norma Jean Lutz,Susan Martins Miller

Publisher: Barbour Publishing

ISBN: 1607425343

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 560

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Girls are girls wherever they live—and the Sisters in Time series shows that girls are girls whenever they lived, too! This new collection brings together four historical fiction books for 8–12-year-old girls: history and Christian faith. Featuring bonus educational materials such as time lines and brief biographies of key historical figures, American Dream is ideal for anytime reading and an excellent resource for home schooling. Visit the official Sisters in Time website at

Japanese Assimilation Policies in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945

Author: Mark E. Caprio

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 0295990406

Category: History

Page: 320

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From the late nineteenth century, Japan sought to incorporate the Korean Peninsula into its expanding empire. Japan took control of Korea in 1910 and ruled it until the end of World War II. During this colonial period, Japan advertised as a national goal the assimilation of Koreans into the Japanese state. It never achieved that goal. Mark Caprio here examines why Japan's assimilation efforts failed. Utilizing government documents, personal travel accounts, diaries, newspapers, and works of fiction, he uncovers plenty of evidence for the potential for assimilation but very few practical initiatives to implement the policy. Japan's early history of colonial rule included tactics used with peoples such as the Ainu and Ryukyuan that tended more toward obliterating those cultures than to incorporating the people as equal Japanese citizens. Following the annexation of Taiwan in 1895, Japanese policymakers turned to European imperialist models, especially those of France and England, in developing strengthening its plan for assimilation policies. But, although Japanese used rhetoric that embraced assimilation, Japanese people themselves, from the top levels of government down, considered Koreans inferior and gave them few political rights. Segregation was built into everyday life. Japanese maintained separate communities in Korea, children were schooled in two separate and unequal systems, there was relatively limited intermarriage, and prejudice was ingrained. Under these circumstances, many Koreans resisted assimilation. By not actively promoting Korean-Japanese integration on the ground, Japan's rhetoric of assimilation remained just that.

Children at Play

An American History

Author: Howard P. Chudacoff

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814716652

Category: History

Page: 269

View: 8496

Explores the history of play in the U.S. from the point of view of children between six and twelve.

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