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Ancient Britons: How They Lived by M. Maitland Howard
The Ancient Greeks (How They Lived & Worked) by Maurice Pope
The Ancient Jews: How They Lived in Canaan by Linda Matchan
Ancient Persians (How They Lived & Worked) by Brian Dicks
The Anglo-Saxons (How They Live & Work) by G.A. Lester
An Australian Pioneer (How They Lived) by Nigel Hunter
Bent's Fort: Crossroads of the Great West by Wyatt Blassingame
The Brave Balloonists: America's First Airmen by Esther Morris Douty
A Celtic Family by Lucilla Watson
A Child in Victorian London (How they lived) by Edwina Conner
Circus Days Under the Big Top by Richard Glendinning
A Crusading Knight (How They Lived) by Stewart Ross
An Edwardian Household (How they lived) by Stewart Ross
The Egyptians by Neil Grant
A Family in World War II by Stewart Ross
Flatboat Days on Frontier Rivers by James McCague
The Greeks by Neil Grant
How They Lived 55 B.C. -1485 by W. O. Hassall
How They Lived in a Medieval Monastery by Stig Hadenius
How They Lived in a Sailing Ship of War by Ian Morrision
How They Lived in a Viking Settlement by Stig Hadenius
How They Lived in Ancient Greece by Stig Hadenius
An Ice Age Hunter by Lucilla Watson
An Inca Farmer by Marion Morrison
Lumberjacks of the North Woods by Lillie Patterson
Mississippi Steamboat Days by James McCague
Mr. Jefferson's Washington by Esther (Morris) Douty
New Amsterdam: Old Holland in the New World by Caroline Dwight Emerson
Old Ben Franklin's Philadelphia by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery
The Pilgrims: Brave Settlers of Plymouth by Lynn Groh
A Plains Indian Warrior by Robin May
A Roman Centurion by Stewart Ross
The Romans by Neil Grant
A Saxon Farmer (How they lived) by Stewart Ross
A Soldier in World War I by Stewart Ross
Stagecoach Days and Stagecoach Kings by Virginia Frances Voight
Sutter's Fort: Empire on the Sacramento by Willard and Celia Luce
A Whaling Captain by Jon Zonderman
When a Ton of Gold Reached Seattle by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery
When Americans Came to New Orleans by Frances Cavanah
When Chicago was Young by James McCague
When Clipper Ships Ruled the Seas by James McCague
When Cowboys Rode the Chisolm Trail by James McCague
When Jamestown Was a Colonial Capital by Mary Evan Andrews
When Men First Flew by James McCague
When Mountain Men Trapped Beaver by Richard Glendinning
When Nantucket Men Went Whaling by Enid LaMonte Meadowcroft
When Pioneers Pushed West to Oregon by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery
When the Rails Ran West by James McCague
When Wagon Trains Rolled to Santa Fe by Erick Berry
Young Paul Revere's Boston by Sam Epstein

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Other books that may also be a part of this series but are not currently cataloged on LT are:
A Cavalry Corporal
A Colonial Printer
A Family in the Fifties
A Family in the Thirties
A Family in World War I
A Frontier Teacher
A Mission Padre
A Norman Baron
A Plains Indian Brave
A Plantation Slave
A Sailor with Captain Cook
A Slave in Ancient Greece
A Soldier in Wellington's Army
A Teenager in the Sixties
A Tudor Merchant
An Aztec Warrior
How They Lived in the Age of Knights
How They Lived in the Bronze Age
When Cape Cod Men Saved Lives

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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