The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series: Daily Lives of Civilians during Wartime
What was life really like for ordinary people in other cultures throughout history? How did they raise their children? What did they do for fun? From sexual mores in ancient Egypt to resistance music in modern Latin America, from the fashion sense of the Mongols to the importance of film in modern India, the world comes alive in the indispensable hands-on volumes of this award-winning series. A truly inter-disciplinary resource, the Daily Life Though History series covers arts, religion, food, literature, language, romance, rites of passage and coming of age, marriage customs, social and government structure, sickness and cures, warfare, sports and games, holidays, festivals, and more. With direct ties to the curriculum and supported by the most current research, these authoritative volumes provide an in-depth exploration of daily life throughout history. Organized in an accessible narrative chapter format, and supplemented with photos, maps, and other ready reference materials, Daily Life volumes are ideal sources for general readers and students of world history, U.S. history, social studies, anthropology, religion, literature, arts, and more. Each volume provides: BL An exploration of complex eras in history on a level accessible to students and general readers BL Authoritative coverage stemming from the most current scholarship and recent discoveries BL A focus on social rather than political history in key curricular areas, providing an in-depth understanding of the nuts and bolts of daily life BL Interactive, exciting details such as photos, recipes, sheet music, rules for games, song lyrics, maps, and more.