The Americans, Vol. 1: The Colonial Experience

The Americans, Vol. 1: The Colonial Experience

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Paperback, Pages: 434

Genres: History, Nonfiction, North American Hi..., American History

Language: English

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Winner of the Bancroft Prize. A superb panorama of life in America from the first settlements on through the white hot days of the Revolution. - Bruce Lancaster, Saturday Review

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  •    Barn Filkoff
    2020
    If you're in the mood to go behind the scenes of Pre-Revolutionary America, this is a good place to start. For example, many colonies were founded by particular religious sects. But did the members of these sects have what it took to govern effectively? The answers may surprise you. Did you ever wonder why so many of our Founding Fathers came from the society of wealthy Virginia plantation owners? Again, the factors involved are complex and fascinating. These, and many other concepts of early American colonial life, provide a more in-depth analysis to how the American way of life came to be. Highly recommended.
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  •    Vosar Fontzen
    2020
    I decided to pick up "The Colonial Experience" after reading "The Genius of American Politics", which I really enjoyed. This is the first volume of Boorstin's social history of the American people, and while it can occasionally become tedious in its fascination with the trivial, there are also illuminating discussions on the notion of "self-evidence", and how Americans benefited from a lack of professionals in areas such as law and the ministry allowing ample opportunities for improvisation and adaptation to a "new world". The picture Boorstin paints of colonial America is of a society relatively unburdened by the excesses of cumbersome distinctions and systems of thought.
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