The encyclopedia takes a broad, multidisciplinary approach to the history of the period. It includes general and specific entries on politics and business, labor, industry, agriculture, education and youth, law and legislative affairs, literature, music, the performing and visual arts, health and medicine, science and technology, exploration, life on the Western frontier, family life, slave life, Native American life, women, and more than a hundred influential individuals.By 1860, in contrast to Harpera#39;s Magazinea#39;s outreach of 110, 000, Godeya#39;s Ladya#39;s Book circulated to 150, 000 homes, in part ... the Fatherless and Widowsa#39; Society of Boston, and the Jewish Foster Home Society in Philadelphia as well as jobs for women in the ... the professional nature of innkeeping, home design, invalid cookery, and housekeeping in mansions, hotels, restaurants, schools, and hospitals.
|Title||:||The Civil War Era and Reconstruction|
|Author||:||Mary Ellen Snodgrass|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-03-26|