The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in the 1800s (Writer's Guides to Everyday Life)
by Marc McCutcheon
Publisher: Writers Digest Books
Edition: First Edition - 1993
The wonderful and fascinating details of the 1800s have been gathered into one interesting volume, in which McCutcheon has included quotes from 19th-century citizens concerning or describing hairstyles and fashion, favorite swear words and slang, jokes of the period, courtship and marriage rituals, and more. A must for both fiction and nonfiction historical writers.