Daily Life through History

From ABC-CLIO, Daily Life through History explores ordinary life through time and across the globe, bringing the past to life through details and insights that turn flat descriptions of historical characters into real, “just like me” human beings.

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Key Content and Features

  • More than 9,000 primary and secondary sources, including newspapers, magazines, letters and narratives, photos, maps, audio recordings, video clips and more
  • More than 200 historical recipes from around the world
  • Basic and advanced search options to return the most relevant results
  • Standards-based curriculum updated daily by a team of subject-specific editorial experts and supported by an extensive range of instructional material
  • Commentaries from noted scholars that reflect multiple points of view and stimulate critical thinking
  • Academic Success Corner with resources to help student develop reading, writing and research skills
  • Educator Support Site containing valuable professional development tools, curriculum guides, lesson plans and more

Available in both academic and school versions, Daily Life through History supports courses in American history and literature, ties closely to national curricula and standards, and is an outstanding, cross-disciplinary resource for examining historical topics such as food and cooking, celebrations, clothes, romance, work, religion, housing, language, and social customs.