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Three Hearths : A Sociological Study of Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts Bay Probate Inventories

SC001.1997.075.263.001 (RS13056)

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Collection Name
Old-Time New England
Collection Code
SC001
Dates
1997
Date Notes
Volume 75, Number 263 (1997)
Abstract
The appearance of a third hearth on the ground floor of homes signalled a change from a late-medievel world view to a mentality that stressed comfort and display of status. New analysis of 17th-century homes and inventory records suggests that the change in world view didn't start until later than previously believed.
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Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 76
GUSN
169703
Reference Code
SC001.1997.075.263.001

Record details

Originator
Abbott Lowell Cummings (Author)
Publisher
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Publisher Series
Old Time New England
Place of Publication
Boston, Mass.
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1997). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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