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account of American almanacs and their value for historical study

Clarence S. Brigham

account of American almanacs and their value for historical study

by Clarence S. Brigham

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Published by American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Almanacs, American -- History.,
  • Almanacs, American -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican Antiquarian Society, Worcester,Mass
    Statementby Clarence S. Brigham.
    GenreBibliography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16621920M

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Account of American almanacs and their value for historical study. Worcester, Mass., American Antiquarian Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Clarence S Brigham.

The almanac was ubiquitous in colonial America. It provided essential information including weather forecasts, planting dates for farmers, and tide tables arranged in a calendar.

Almanacs might contain essays, tools for making financial calculations, political commentary, a local directory, and space for doodling and recording. Nearly every household owned a copy of the Bible, Pilgrim’s.

Almanac, book or table containing a calendar of the days, weeks, and months of the year; a record of various astronomical phenomena, often with climate information and seasonal suggestions for farmers; and miscellaneous other data.

An almanac provides data on the rising and setting times of the Sun and Moon, the phases of the Moon, the positions of the planets, schedules of high and low tides.

Over concise essays on topics of special historical interest, from the ancient essays on topics of special historical interest, from the ancient mound builders to the recent war in Iraq. Special entries on key developments in the arts, science, society, and the economy for most pivotal years and for every year between and the by: Well known to book collectors and booklovers, our site is an excellent resource for discovering a rough value of an old book.

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Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. Early American almanacs were created by Americans, such as Nathaniel Ames, James Franklin, and then his brother, Benjamin Franklin, who began publishing the Poor Richards' Almanac from to.

A tradition of almanacs published for the purposes of North America began in New England in the 17th century. A New World's dwelling would seldom be found without the latest print of North American almanac and The Pilgrim's Progress.

The earliest almanac published for New England appeared in Cambridge, Massachusetts as early asby William Pierce.

It was the second work printed in the. American tolerance of inequality. The third paradox is the continuing tension between order and violence in American life. The fourth paradox lies in the question of conformity versus diversity. And the final paradox has to do with the nature of the American experiment itself -- how Americans, themselves, have seen their vision, or mission, or /5(9).

Books about the history of the United States. Non-fiction only, please. Biographies of generals, presidents, activists, etc. are fine, but celebrity bios, even celebrities who lived in. Nichols, Checklist of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont Almanacs,“Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society”, N.

S An Account of American Almanacs and Their Value for Historical Study,“Proceedings of the American Woolf H. () Science for the People: Copernicanism and Newtonianism in the Almanacs of Early America. Author: Harry Woolf. TIME Almanac with Information Please, formerly Information Please Almanac (–) Wall Street Journal Almanac ( and ) Whitaker's Almanack (–present) The World Almanac and Book of Facts (–, –present) Online almanacs.

American Almanac, a traditional almanac presented as. Almanacs in the seventeeth- and eighteenth- century British Empire were largely just calendars with reference material.

The authors and compilers of these almanacs referred to themselves as philomaths, which is Greek for “a lover of learning” (Stowell, 42). These almanacs had elements of astrology which set the format for later American almanacs.

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Scope and Content: This collection contains almanacs from all over the United States, England and Bermuda (1 almanac from England and 1 almanac from Bermuda).Materials in this collection range in date from towith the bulk dating from the 19th century. Some of the almanacs listed are located in the oversized box and are marked accordingly.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts. - Almanacs, American. 46 Reviews. It's a wonderful keepsake that will carry memories with them into their future.

Read full review. User Review - barney0 - I buy this World Almanac every year for my 40 year old son. After 10 years of purchases I was prepared to discontinue this /5(46). Throughout its history, the Jewish people constantly struggled to preserve their faith pure and to physically survive.

To be correctly understood, this history must be read in the context of morals and customs of the time. Throughout the historical books of the Bible, of value are truthfulness and objectivity of this Sacred Book. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Many times a family finds a box of almanacs in an attic and wonders about their value. The good news is that old almanacs are fun to read. They capture the humor, interests and needs of the time. The almanacs from the s were printed on a paper with a high rag content and are in better condition then those from the s, ’40s and ’50s.

American almanacs, on the other hand, largely have been cast as weak imitations of their European progenitors and as not playing a great role in contouring religious, social and intellectual lines.

Capp, whose comprehensive study of European almanacs spans three centuries, concedes that the rise of the American almanac ran concurrent with the. Historical fiction presents a story set in the past, often during a significant time period.

In historical fiction, the time period is an important part of the setting and often of the story itself. Historical fiction may include fictional characters, well-known historical figures or a mixture of the two.The absence of a book jacket that never existed does not affect the value of the book, so for books printed before book jackets were invented this is a question that cannot be answered briefly.

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In several hundred cultural groups practiced distinctive forms of religion. While we customarily begin the documentary record at the time of initial European contact, discoveries in archaeology have extended religious perspectives far back into.