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Author: Alistair Cooke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.; Time-Life Video.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
Publisher: New York, NY : Time-Life Video : Ambrose Video Pub., distributor, [1988?], ©1973.
Series: America, a personal history of the United States., 2.; Library video classics project (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how merchant adventurers and social dissenters poured in from Elizabethan England to settle America's east coast. Explains that regional character evolved as Puritans, Pilgrims, and Quakers struggled with the rocky North while a landed gentry prospered in the highly productive feudal South.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Cooke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.; Time-Life Video.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 20239241
Notes: Title on cassette and container: Home away from home.
Originally broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Photography, Raynon Raikes ; film editor, David Thomas ; music, William Davies.
Performer(s): Alistair Cooke.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: America, a personal history of the United States., 2.; Library video classics project (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)
Other Titles: Home away from home
Responsibility: BBC-TV and Time-Life Films ; producer, Michael Gill ; writer, Alistair Cooke.

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Describes how merchant adventurers and social dissenters poured in from Elizabethan England to settle America's east coast. Explains that regional character evolved as Puritans, Pilgrims, and Quakers struggled with the rocky North while a landed gentry prospered in the highly productive feudal South.

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