Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America - Chapter 12, Death & the Remainder of the Back Country Summary & Analysis

David Hackett Fischer
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Chapter 12, Death & the Remainder of the Back Country Summary and Analysis

David Hackett Fischer enters a description of the death aspect of this folkway. The justification for the migration seems quite clear when the the author explains to readers that the death rate did decline in the Carolinas from what it had been in the borderlands of Britain. Even so, there were very real threats to the well being of every generation. Typically, there were war party raids from the native tribes who disliked the invasion into their territory. There was still the danger of disease. There was a war at least once every generation. Even with these risks, the people were able to live in a state of greater sustained peace than they had been back in Britain.

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