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Children's Manners and Morals

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"Children's Manners and Morals" offers selected excerpts and illustrations from early American etiquette manuals describing acceptable behavior and manners of social engagement of the times. In those days, all children were considered to be young adults and expected to obey the same rules of etiquette as adults. Etiquette was taught as the primary lesson to transform boys ...more
Paperback, 31 pages
Published 2006 by Historical Folk Toys
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May 11, 2014 Christina rated it it was ok
Shelves: history, etiquette
Short book featuring brief excerpts from 19th century American etiquette books. Unfortunately, many of the excerpts lack citations, and editorial text is mixed in so it's hard to tell what text is from what era. Though the introduction references the Colonial period and a 1701 etiquette book, the few cited books date from 1830s and 1880s.
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