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As we were : life in America 1814

Author: Gaillard Hunt
Publisher: Stockbridge, Mass. : Berkshire House Publishers, ©1993.
Series: American classics (Stockbridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New ed
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The author, editor of James Madison's writings in nine volumes, was asked to write a social history of Americans as they were in 1814 to celebrate 100 years of friendship between the American and British people.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gaillard Hunt
ISBN: 0936399546 9780936399546
OCLC Number: 28721598
Notes: Previously published: Life in America one hundred years ago. New York : Harper, 1914.
Description: xxi, 297 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Peace --
A new order --
The land --
The people --
Ourselves as others saw us --
As we saw ourselves --
A man's body at auction --
Coach and sloop --
Turbans and pantaloons --
Women --
Plays and songs --
Common people --
The sunshine of humor --
"Religion, or the duty we owe to our Creator" --
Webster's speller --
Reading and writing --
Pirates and debtors --
Vice --
The wicked --
The poor and sick --
Doctors --
Cooks --
Discontent --
Excrescences --
The government --
The president --
Patriotism.
Series Title: American classics (Stockbridge, Mass.)
Other Titles: Life in America one hundred years ago
Responsibility: by Gaillard Hunt ; foreword by Jack Larkin.

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The author, editor of James Madison's writings in nine volumes, was asked to write a social history of Americans as they were in 1814 to celebrate 100 years of friendship between the American and British people.

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