Contains 90 articles in all, including guides to further reading and a detailed chronological table. Explains all aspects of the revolution before, during, and after the war. Discusses the status and experiences of women, Native Americans, and African Americans, and aspects of social and daily life during this period. Describes the effects of the revolution abroad.
This two-volume set brings to life the daily thoughts and routines of men and women-rich and poor, of various cultures, religions, races, and beliefs. Provides summaries of what people ate, wore, and read and also includes topics such as apprenticeships, camp life and military training. Covers ordinary routines of daily life, such as cleanliness, use of privies, and menstruation. Includes primary documents.