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American manners & morals : a picture history of how we behaved and misbehaved

Author: Mary Cable
Publisher: New York : American Heritage Pub. Co., 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The behavior of Americans from the Jamestown Colony in 1620 to the Americans of today is presented in text and illustrated with paintings, photographs, and drawings.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cable, Mary.
American manners & morals.
New York, American Heritage Pub. Co., 1969
(OCoLC)619804264
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Cable
ISBN: 0828100233 9780828100236
OCLC Number: 15492
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: A fresh start --
Jamestown: 1612 --
Parlous times --
Albany: 1750 --
The colonial way: a picture portfolio --
Home rule --
Philadelphia: 1798 --
The common manners --
Boston: 1833 --
The young republic: a picture portfolio --
The inner sanctum --
Natchez: 1835 --
Golden moments --
Washington: 1857 --
Victorian vicissitudes: a picture portfolio --
The public sector --
New York: 1868 --
Taboo topics --
Cheyenne: 1873 --
Paradigms of vice and virtue: a picture portfolio --
Rich men's idylls --
Salt Lake City: 1880 --
Poor men's dreams --
New Orleans: 1883 --
A nation of opposites: a picture portfolio --
Daring decades --
Chicago: 1899 --
Toward a new morality --
Lake Forest: 1953 --
A world gone mod: a picture portfolio.
Other Titles: American manners and morals
Picture history of how we behaved and misbehaved
American heritage.
Responsibility: by Mary Cable and the editors of American Heritage.

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The behavior of Americans from the Jamestown Colony in 1620 to the Americans of today is presented in text and illustrated with paintings, photographs, and drawings.

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