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Albion's Seed by David Hackett Fischer
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it was amazing
bookshelves: history, baroque, american-history, favorites
Recommended to Susanna - Censored by GoodReads by: New York Times book review
Recommended for: anyone interested in history

The four "folkways" looked at are Puritan New England, Quaker Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Scots-Irish (who went everywhere).

To my mind the best section is that on the Puritans, but the entire book is interesting.

Highly recommended.
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Started Reading
August 1, 1990 – Finished Reading
April 27, 2008 – Shelved
April 27, 2008 – Shelved as: history
May 9, 2008 – Shelved as: baroque
May 14, 2008 – Shelved as: american-history
January 21, 2011 – Shelved as: favorites

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Bettie Which branch gave the world the Mormons?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Not sure any of them, actually; Joseph Smith was from NY state, which has a complex settlement history.


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