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Yankee life : by those who lived it

Author: June Barrows Mussey
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [1947] ©1947
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mussey, June Barrows, 1910-1985.
Yankee life by those who lived it.
New York, A.A. Knopf [©1947]
(OCoLC)582282593
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: June Barrows Mussey
OCLC Number: 1320047
Notes: A collection of passages from the autobiographies of New Englanders.
First pub. in 1937 under title: We were New England.
"This edition has been revised, expanded, and reset."
Description: viii, 543, v pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Yankee life. How dear to my heart...(early childhood) --
My book and heart (school days) --
College --
In the sweat of thy face. Life ashore --
Life afloat --
Wooden nutmegs (commerce) --
Down by the old mill stream (manufacturing) --
Timber! --
Mightier than the sword (the printed word) --
Painters and other vagabonds --
Stop thief! --
And now, fellow citizens (politics and law) --
The practice of physic --
The meeting-house (spiritual life) --
Stirring times. Furious Tawnies (Indian captivity) --
Spirit of 'seventy-six --
Second war with Great Britain --
Yankees --
Travels in New England.
Responsibility: edited by Barrows Mussey.

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