Home life in colonial days

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A lively account of the daily customs of the people of pre-Revolutionary America.
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Home -- United States -- History -- 17th century
Home -- United States -- History -- 18th century
Home economics -- United States -- History -- 17th century
Home economics -- United States -- History -- 18th century
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775
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Home life in colonial days [electronic resource] / Alice Morse Earle
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History
Home
Home economics
Social life and customs