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The Cultural Life of the American Colonies

By: Louis B. Wright

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 422232

ISBN: 0486422232

Condition: 320 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications


A sweeping survey of 150 years of colonial history (1607-1763), this volume offers authoritative, perceptive views on developments in religion, literature, education, and social thought. Written with wit and panache by a brilliant scholar and specialist in the colonial era, it covers such topics as the colonies' 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 ... View more info