Children at the Hearth: 19th Century Cooking, Manners & Games


ISBN: 9781883206345
Dewey: 641.5973
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Author: Barbara Swell
Pages: 72
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Eat your way back in time and enter the world of American children as they lived 150 years ago. Sample foods| folklore and games found in the parlors of the wealthy| the boarding houses of the working class| and the cabins on the western frontier. Includes over 60 vintage photos plus historic recipes like cathead biscuits| sugar plums and hobo mulligan stew. Learn to make snow candles and snow taffy| tell Appalachian ghost stories and play roley hole and jack straws.

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Weight 0.26 lbs
Dimensions 8.42 × 5.52 × 0.21 in
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