American social history as recorded by British travellers.


New York, H. Holt and Co. [c1931] .

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Subjects Manners and customs.
National characteristics, American.
Travel.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Social life and customs.
United States.
Description 593 p.
Notes "An annotated bibliography": p. 570-584.
Contents Travellers of the first period, 1789-1825 : utilitarian inquiry -- The father of his country, southern life / John Bernard -- The three chief American cities in 1794 / Henry Wansey -- Barbarism of the Virginia frontier / Thomas Ashe -- Sundry observations upon American manners / John Melish -- New settlers in America, 1817 / Henry B. Fearon -- Energy and prosperity of American farmers / William Cobbett -- Jefferson : northern and southern travel, 1816-17 / Francis Hall -- Travellers of the second period, 1825-1845 : Tory condescension -- A naval officer sees all sections, 1827-8 / Basil Hall -- Domestic unmannerliness of the Americans / Frances Trollope -- Washington in Jackson's day : southern slavery / Harriet Martineau -- The dark side of slavery, 1838-39 / Fanny Kemble -- A writer of sea tales on America / Frederick Marryat -- Observations of a British consul, 1839-1846 / Thomas Colley Grattan -- Journeys by steamboat and canal, 1842 / Charles Dickens -- Travellers of the third period, 1840-1870 : unbiassed portraiture -- Metropolis and summer watering place / James Silk Buckingham -- Life in old New Orleans, 1846 / Charles Lyell -- American culture and American prospects / Alexander Mackay -- President Lincoln and President Davis, 1861 / William Howard Russell -- The border in wartime : Concord and its writers / Edward Dicey -- The north and west in wartime / Anthony Trollope -- Travellers of the fourth period, 1870-1922 -- The war-torn south / David Macrae -- American colleges and cities, 1881 / Edward A. Freeman -- Estimate of American tendencies, 1882 / Herbert Spencer -- American civilization in 1883-84 / Matthew Arnold -- America the land of contrasts / James Fullarton Muirhead -- The demonstrative citizens of dollardom, 1896 / George Warrington Steevens -- Thirty years' development in American life / James Bryce -- Good-bye, America! / Henry W. Nevinson.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00419888
(OCoLC)419888
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