The Golden Age of Colonial Culture

The Golden Age of Colonial Culture The Eighteenth Century, The Age Of Enlightenment, Was An Exciting Period In English Culture In Literature, It Produced Blake, Johnson, Pope And Swift In Painting And Design, Gainsborough, Reynolds, Sheraton, And Chippendale In Science And Technology, Priestly, Bentham, Berkeley, And Hume In Law, History And Economics, Blackstone, Burke, Gibbon, And Adam Smith It Also Produced A Great Flowering Of American Culture, Since England Was To Colonial America As Greece Was To Rome Like Rome, The Colonies Borrowed Their Cultural Beginnings And Then Transformed Them Into Something Peculiarly Their Own Thomas Wertenbaker Here Examines The Cultural Development Of Six Colonial Centers Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Annapolis, Williamsburg, And Charleston He Synthesizes A Wide Range Of Source Materials To Provide A Lively Picture Of The Particular Culture Of Each City And The Diverse Influences And Traditions Which Shaped It. Good study of the literature, education, arts and architecture of the time.

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  • Paperback
  • 171 pages
  • The Golden Age of Colonial Culture
  • Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
  • English
  • 14 March 2018
  • 9780801490606