The Reshaping Of Everyday Life: 1790-1840

Paperback | November 1, 1989

byJack Larkin

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"Compact and insightful. "--New York Times Book Review "Jack Larkin has retrieved the irretrievable; the intimate facts of everyday life that defined what people were really like."--American Heritage

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A fascinating history of the daily lives of Americans in the first fifty years of the new republic, told often in their own words. Jack Larkin describes the often gritty texture of life as these Americans experienced it, weaving the disparate threads of everyday life into the rich, complicated tapestry of American history during this t...

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"Compact and insightful. "--New York Times Book Review "Jack Larkin has retrieved the irretrievable; the intimate facts of everyday life that defined what people were really like."--American Heritage

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A fascinating history of the daily lives of Americans in the first fifty years of the new republic, told often in their own words. Jack Larkin describes the often gritty texture of life as these Americans experienced it, weaving the disparate threads of everyday life into the rich, complicated tapestry of American history during this t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:November 1, 1989Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060916060

ISBN - 13:9780060916060

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A fascinating history of the daily lives of Americans in the first fifty years of the new republic, told often in their own words. Jack Larkin describes the often gritty texture of life as these Americans experienced it, weaving the disparate threads of everyday life into the rich, complicated tapestry of American history during this transitional period.

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"Virtually all human activity in the late 18th and early 19th centuries comes in for scrutiny in this compact and insightful book." (New York Times Book Review)