Everyday Life in Early America
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In this clearly written volume, Hawke provides enlightening and colorful descriptions of early Colonial Americans and debunks many widely held assumptions about 17th-century settlers. He cites the distinctions among the people who settled in New England, the middle colonies, and the Chesapeake region. Read about who came and why, farming, house furnishings, disease, morals, war, witchcraft, Indians, servants, . . . (195pp. index. Harper & Row, 1988.)
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