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The writer's guide to everyday life in the 1800sby Marc Mccutcheon
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Writers will save hours of valuable research time and bring a richness and historical accuracy to their work as they reference the slice-of-life facts depicted for each of these major time periods. Each book contains descriptions of the period's food and clothes; customs and slang; occupations, common religious and political practices; and other historical details.
Book News Annotation:
A dictionary-style compilation of hundreds of otherwise obscure facts and definitions that add color and credibility to stories set in the 19th century. Quotes follow each definition to demonstrate the proper context of terms in everyday speech.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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