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Life in America"s first cities

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago .
Written in English



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  • City and town life -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cities and towns -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • City and town life -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Cities and towns -- History -- 19th century.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1783-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1783-1865.

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About the Edition

Introduces the daily lives of people who settled in the first cities in the United States, discussing houses, clothing, schools, and work.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

StatementSally Senzell Isaacs.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesPicture the past
LC ClassificationsE164 .I83 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL60314M
ISBN 101575723158
LC Control Number99089882

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