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Children of the Western Plains: The Nineteenth-Century Experience

By: Holt, Marilyn Irvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ivan R. Dee: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10148

ISBN: 1566635403

Condition: Near Fine


Barely a touch of wear. Nice, clean copy. 224 pages with Index. Black and white photos. "This book tells what life was like for youngsters who lived on the Great Plains in nineteenth-century frontier life. Chapters address a breadth of experiences and perceptions: why families came to the Great Plains and where they decided to settle; how families and communities were organized for education, work, and play; how health care, accidents, and mortality affected childhoods; and what children experienced outside the home." View more info