University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968 Paper: 978-0-8229-6044-7 | eISBN: 978-0-8229-7362-1
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ABOUT THIS BOOK
A fascinating look at life during pioneer times in western Pennsylvania. Describes the hardship, danger and drudgery of day-to-day life on the frontier. Topics include cabin raising, crop harvests, tanning, weaving, disease, religion, and superstition. Also follows the progression from pioneer life to industrial society.
“For the student of Pennsylvania as well as aficionados of pioneer lore…, fascinating.”
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