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Albion's seed :four British folkways in America /by David Hackett Fischer.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Fischer, David Hackett,
Originator
Fischer, David Hackett, 1935-
Publication
New York : Oxford University Press
Publisher Series
America, a cultural history ; v. 1
Fischer, David Hackett, America, a cultural history ; v. 1.
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.
Date
1989.
Description
Discusses the transplanting of British folkways to America during four waves of immigration between 1629 and 1775.
xxi, 946 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Gift of Carl R. Nold, 2015.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
0195037944
0195069056
9780195037944
9780195069051
GUSN
313528
Call Number
Stacks E169.1.F539 1989
Descriptive terms
Civilization English influences.
Civilization To 1783.
Civilization.
Colonial America Civilization.
Emigration and immigration.
History.
Migration, Internal.
Places
Great Britain
United States
United States.

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