Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America - Book 1, Albion's Seed : Chapter 2, From Marriage to Work Summary & Analysis

David Hackett Fischer
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Book 1, Albion's Seed : Chapter 2, From Marriage to Work Summary and Analysis

This portion of the summary begins during a chapter, in the section on marriage "ways" found in Puritan Massachusetts. It runs through to the subheading devoted to the work attitudes, types and approaches. David Hackett Fischer explains the way that marriage was handled by the Puritans of Greater Boston and beyond.

Courting methods and rituals were designed to create the desired effect. Parents and younger people had a interactive way of managing romantic interest and commitments. The younger people were allowed much choice in the matter, but parents were also heavily involved. Men had to interview with the father in order to even apply for the position of suitor. Younger people were strongly encouraged to do things together. The parents typically supervised. They took great precautions to...

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