Virginians at Home Author:Edmund S. Morgan What was it like to live in Virginia's golden age, to be a school boy, a bride, a craftsman, or master of a great plantation? What was the lot of the slaves or indentured servants laboring in the tobacco fields and workshops? During the eighteenth century when the colony was coming of age politically, how did individual Virginians keep house, le... more »arn a trade, or spend their leisure time?
In down to earth terms, Dr. Morgan addresses himself to such matters as these. A complex society had developed in Virginia since the first colonists established their precariousn foothold at Jamestown.
Virginians at Home is the second in a series of popular accounts dealing with various aspects of life in Virginia during the colonial period.« less