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Ye Heart of a Man The Domestic Life of Men in Colonial New England

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ISBN-10: 0300085508

ISBN-13: 9780300085501

Edition: 2000

Authors: Lisa Wilson

List price: $22.00
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Description:

This investigation of everyday lives in prerevolutionary America looks at men and women in colonial Massachusetts and Conneticut, comparing their experience in order to understand the domestic environment in which they lived.
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.90" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Lisa Wilson is the Charles J. MacCurdy Professor of American history at Connecticut College.

Preface
Introduction
To Be of Use
A "Business for Life"
"It Will Not Injure You": Men and Courtship
Usefulness
A Husband "Well-Ordered"
Provider
"Ye Heart of a Father"
The Specter of Uselessness
Widower
"Like an Armed Man": Retirement and Manhood
Conclusion
Notes
Index