Chapter 9. The Cultural Development of the Colonies

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. Michal J. Rozbicki

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch9

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Rozbicki, M. J. (2008) The Cultural Development of the Colonies, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • culture development;
  • colonies;
  • colonial historiography;
  • social hierarchies;
  • colonists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • High and Vernacular Culture

  • The Bourgeois and the Genteel Values

  • Regional Differences

  • A Multi-ethnic Society

  • Colonial Architecture

  • Fine Art

  • The Theater

  • Music

  • Culture and the Public Sphere

  • Newspapers

  • Books

  • Literature

  • From British to American Cultural Identity