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This diverse and distinctive collection of secondary sources, written by a variety of authors, emphasizes social and cultural history. Each article illuminates the complexity and richness of the nation's past by focusing on the people themselves-- how they coped with, adjusted to, or rebelled against America. The readings examine people as they worked and played, fought and loved, lived and died.
Table of Contents
|God . . . Would Destroy Them, and Give Their Country to Another People|
|Deficient Husbands: Manhood, Sexual Incapacity, and Male Marital Sexuality in Seventeenth-Century New England|
|Taking the Trade: Abortion and Gender Relations in an Eighteenth-Century New England Village|
|The Devil in Salem. Winthrop Jordan, Englishmen and Africans|
|Treatment of Slaves|
|The Planters Wife: The Experience of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland|
|The Revolutionary Generation|
|But a Common Man: Daniel Boone|
|Capital in Crisis: 1793|
|Wounded and Presumed Dead: Dying of Breast Cancer in Early America|
|Americas First Confrontation with the Muslim World|
|Adjusting to America|
|Violence, Gender, and Intemperance in Early National Connecticut|
|No Irish Need Apply: A Myth of Victimization|
|Folklore and Life Experience|
|The Age of Imagination|
|The Choice: The Jackson-Dickinson Duel|
|In Search of Davys Grave|
|The Great Oneida Love-In|
|Gouge and Bite, Pull Hair and Scratch|
|All Men & Women Are Created Equal|
|Rascals on the Antebellum Mississippi: African American Steamboat Workers and the St. Louis Hanging of 1841|
|The Slave Warehouse from Uncle Toms Cabin|
|The Southampton Slave Revolt|
|Notes on Mormon Polygamy|
|Gods Angry Man|
|Civil War and Reconstruction|
|A Gallant Rush For Glory|
|John Wilkes Booth and the Politics of Assassination|
|Knights of the Rising Sun|
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