This vintage book contains a fascinating and insightful chronicle of American life in the reign of the Georges. Full of interesting historical information and unique insights, this text will be considerable utility to readers and students with an interest in the courageous Englishmen sea-voyagers of the seventeenth century. Together, they faced great danger and death in the search for free homes in the wilderness. The chapters of this book include: 'The Land and the People', 'Town and Country', 'Colonial Houses', 'Habiliments and Habits', 'Everyday Needs and Divisions', 'The Intellectual Life', 'The Cure of Souls', 'The Problem of Labor', 'Colonial Travel', and more. We are republishing this antiquarian volume now complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.