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This 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 ...

Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America 1991, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195069051

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Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America 1989, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780195037944