Book Review: Albion’s Seed | Slate Star Codex

“Albion’s Seed by David Fischer is a history professor’s nine-hundred-page treatise on patterns of early immigration to the Eastern United States. It’s not light reading and not…”

The review is full of interesting facts I assume are pulled from ‘Albion’s Seed’. One example:

“Virginian cavalier speech patterns sound a lot like modern African-American dialects. It doesn’t take much imagination to figure out why, but it’s strange to think of a 17th century British lord speaking what a modern ear would clearly recognize as Ebonics.”

Source: Book Review: Albion’s Seed | Slate Star Codex

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