Albion's seed : four British folkways in America /

Discusses the transplanting of British folkways to America during four waves of immigration between 1629 and 1775.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fischer, David Hackett, 1935-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Series:Fischer, David Hackett, 1935- America, a cultural history ; v. 1.
Table of 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.