British colonial America: people and perspectives

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ABC-CLIO, Inc.,
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c2008.
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English
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This insightful set of essays reveals the day-to-day lives of the British colonists who laid the foundation for what became the United States.

* Each chapter is authored by a published expert on the social aspects of life in colonial British America

* A primary sources section includes travel diaries, newspaper articles, legislative documents, sermons, and other material that provides insight into the colonial experience

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subject_facet Great Britain -- Colonies -- America, United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775, United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865, United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775
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title_full British colonial America [electronic resource] : people and perspectives / John A. Grigg, editor
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