The American Family in the Colonial Period

By: Arthur W. Calhoun

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This complete, fundamental, and authoritative classic was the results of years of research, analysis and thought. Describing the American family as a product primarily of European folkways, economic transition to modern capitalism, and its distinctive environment -- a virgin continent. Invaluable to students of early American history.

Title: The American Family in the Colonial Period

Author: Arthur W. Calhoun

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Categories: Colonial,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486433668

ISBN Number 13: 9780486433660

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 352 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 433668

Description: "... profound sociological study."--American Economic Review
The result of years of research, analysis, and thought
The most complete, fundamental, and authoritative treatment of the subject--a classic
First published in the early twentieth century, this book contributed significantly to an understanding of the forces at work in the evolution of family institutions in the United States. The first of a three-volume series, the text describes the American family as a product primarily of European folkways, economic transition to modern capitalism, and its distinctive environment--a virgin continent. Exhaustive in its use of primary and secondary sources, The American Family in the Colonial Period will be invaluable to students of early American history and of interest to all who enjoy reading about America's past and its early settlers. Unabridged republication of A Social History of the American Family: Vol. 1: Colonial Period, originally published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917