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Friends and Strangers [electronic resource] : The Making of a Creole Culture in Colonial Pennsylvania / John Smolenski.

Author/Creator:
Smolenski, John author.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (416 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Early American Studies.
Early American Studies
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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De Gruyter Online.
Subjects:
HISTORY -- United States -- Colonial Period (1600-1775).
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
John Smolenski is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Davis. He is coeditor, with Thomas J. Humphrey, of New World Orders: Violence, Sanction, and Authority in the Colonial Americas, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Summary:
Friends and Strangers offers a provocative new look at the transfer of English culture to North America. Setting Pennsylvania in the context of the broader Atlantic phenomenon of creolization, Smolenski's account of the Quaker colony's origins reveals the vital role this process played in creating early American society.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction. The Origins of Quaker Pennsylvania
Chapter 1. Quakerism's English Roots
Chapter 2. William Penn Settles His Colony
Chapter 3. Words and Things
Chapter 4. ''Bastard Quakers'' in America
Chapter 5. Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, I
Chapter 6. Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, II
Chapter 7. The Parables of Pennsylvania Politics
Conclusion. Caleb Pusey, Miller Philosopher and Man of Letters
Abbreviations
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
15 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed October 27 2015)
ISBN:
9780812207248
OCLC:
802049524
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812207248 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.