Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America Topics for Discussion

David Hackett Fischer
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What is the 'magic way' of a folkway?

How does the author define 'folkway'?

How many parts of a folkway are there?

Has this book facilitated your understanding of your own life? If your region is not covered by the book, please indicate this.

Which aspect of the folkway did you find to be the most helpful?

Which of the four folkways was your favorite?

Do you have any British ancestors?

Did this book improve your understanding of the way that religion has affected the lifestyle in the area?

Do you have a favorite region based upon these folkways? If so, which one? If you can provide an explanation, why is this?

What is 'rough music'? How does this form of public embarrassment help to control domestic strife?

Describe how Quakerism helped to bring an end to slavery, or to at least progress the...

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