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Star-spangled Eden : 19TH Century America Through the Eyes of Dickens, Wilde, Frances Trollope, Frank Harris and Other British Travelers (00 Edition)

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Synopsis:

From 1830 to 1880, America transformed itself into a modern nation. This illuminating social and political history is told through the eyes of Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Frances, Trollope, Frank Harris, and other British travelers who commented on the America of that time.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents

Frances Trollope : America's nemesis — Fanny Kemble : mistress of a Georgian plantation — Charles Dickens : the great quarrel with America — Ruxton of the Rockies — Richard Burton : by stagecoach through the far West — Bull Run Russell — Frank Harris : confessions of a cowboy — Oscar Wilde : Wilde in the American streets.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786707348
Subtitle:
(19th century America through the eyes of Dickens, Wilde, Frances Trollope, Frank Harris, and other British travelers )
Author:
Simmons, James C.
Publisher:
Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
British
Subject:
19th century
Edition Description:
1st Carroll & Graf ed.
Series Volume:
2000-23
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 350 p.
Dimensions:
9.32x6.39x1.39 in. 1.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , From 1830 to 1880, America transformed itself into a modern nation. This illuminating social and political history is told through the eyes of Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Frances, Trollope, Frank Harris, and other British travelers who commented on the America of that time.
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