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EAN-139781115466486   EAN-13 barcode 9781115466486
Product NameAlbion's Seed: Four British Folkways In America (America: A Cultural History)
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
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SKUGOOD-EARTH-13079
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Width1.97 inches    (convert)
Height6.13 inches    (convert)
Length9.19 inches    (convert)
Weight48 ounces    (convert)
AuthorDavid Hackett Fischer
Page Count972
BindingPaperback
Published03/14/1989
FeaturesOxford University Press
Long DescriptionThis fascinating book is the first volume in a projected cultural history of the United States, from the earliest English settlements to our own time. It is a history of American folkways as they have changed through time, and it argues a thesis about the importance for the United States of having been British in its cultural origins. While most people in the United States today have no British ancestors, they have assimilated regional cultures which were created by British colonists, even while preserving ethnic identities at the same time. In this sense, nearly all Americans are "Albion's Seed," no matter what their ethnicity may be. The concluding section of this remarkable book explores the ways that regional cultures have continued to dominate national politics from 1789 to 1988, and still help to shape attitudes toward education, government, gender, and violence, on which differences between American regions are greater than between European nations.
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