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Albion's seed : four British folkways in America

Author: David Hackett Fischer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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Discusses the transplanting of British folkways to America during four waves of immigration between 1629 and 1775.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 0195037944 9780195037944 9780195069051 0195069056
OCLC Number: 20012134
Description: xxi, 946 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface: An idea of cultural history --
Introduction: The determinants of a voluntary society --
East Anglia to Massachusetts: the exodus of the English Puritans, 1629-41 --
The south of England to Virginia: distressed cavaliers and indentured servants, 1642-75 --
North Midlands to the Delaware: the Friend's migration, 1675-1725 --
Borderlands to the backcountry: the flight from North Britain, 1717-1775 --
Conclusion: Four British folkways in American history: the origin and persistence of regional cultures in the United States.
Responsibility: by David Hackett Fischer.
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Part of a multi-volume social history of the USA, this book traces four main waves of British immigration to colonial America, and shows how the different folkways of each group of immigrants became  Read more...

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