David Hackett Fischer Writing Styles in Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America

David Hackett Fischer
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Perspective

The author writes from a rather objective perspective. This is limited, but that seems to be implicitly recognized by him. David Hackett Fischer is a respected cultural anthropologist. He has written this work as the first in a series, which is intended to be the implementation of a new method of historical analysis.

During the first introduction to this piece, the author explains that there has been a drastic change in history, as a subject matter. Scholars in the field had a narrative technique for writing history. This was normally done through descriptions of the activities of the ruling classes, through individual examples as that was the source of much money and a great deal of policy - especially legal policy. As a scholastic discipline, history changed a great deal. Two generations of scholars who sought of anomalies and inconsistencies found them. The old way was effectively destroyed...

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