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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-313528

Description

xxi, 946 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm., Discusses the transplanting of British folkways to America during four waves of immigration between 1629 and 1775.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Colonial America Civilization.
Civilization.
Civilization English influences.
Civilization To 1783.
Migration, Internal.
Emigration and immigration.
History.

Originator

Fischer, David Hackett, 1935-

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.

Publication

New York : Oxford University Press

Publisher Series

America, a cultural history ; v. 1
Fischer, David Hackett, America, a cultural history ; v. 1.

Description

xxi, 946 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Discusses the transplanting of British folkways to America during four waves of immigration between 1629 and 1775.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Gift of Carl R. Nold, 2015.

ISBN

0195037944
9780195037944
9780195069051
0195069056

Call Number

Stacks E169.1.F539 1989

Places

United States
United States.
Great Britain

Variant Title

Fischer, David Hackett,