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Quakers and the Atlantic Culture

reviewed by Weston La Barre - 1961

coverTitle: Quakers and the Atlantic Culture
Author(s): F. B. Tolles
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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With both modesty and conviction, a young Quaker historian at Swarthmore states in this book an interesting case for the extraordinary formative influence of the Society of Friends on early American and modern Atlantic culture. Their small number nowadays makes us forget the historic fact that, just as Puritans greatly influenced Yankee New England, the Friends did equally or more so in Rhode Island (which had ten Quaker governors between 1672 and 1768), East and West Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, and even as far south as North Carolina. The concept of an Atlantic Community became strategic in World War II and subsequently, but this community was a cultural fact in the Quakerism of the 17th and 18th centuries. Fifty years after George Fox's mission began in 1652, there were Quaker colonies in every part of British America, from Newfoundland to Barbados and Surinam. By 1740, the Quaker population of the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 3, 1961, p. 224-224
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3150, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 6:48:13 PM

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