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The Cultural Life of the American Colonies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dover Pubns
Publication date May 3, 2002
Pages 292
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780486422237
ISBN-10 0486422232
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
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Authoritative and perceptive, this sweeping survey covers 150 years of cultural evolution in colonial America, from 1607 to 1763. Developments in religion, literature, education, and social thought receive a thorough analysis, enlivened by a blend of wit and panache that captures all the excitement of forming a new civilization.
Written by a distinguished scholar and educator who served as director of the Folger Shakespeare Library and specialized in the colonial era, this volume addresses a broad array of topics: the region's agrarian society and leadership; influence of non-English elements; variety of religions and zeal for education; reading habits and the desire for learning; literary production in the North and South; drama, music, and other diversions; architecture and the decorative arts; scientific interests and observations; and many other fascinating subjects.
"A significant contribution to early American history that will be appreciated alike by the amateur and the professional." — American History Review.


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Reprint edition from Dover Pubns (May 3, 2002)
9780486422237 | details & prices | 292 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.95
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