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The Resource This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs, as recorded by European travelers to the western shore in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Oscar Handlin, editor

This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs, as recorded by European travelers to the western shore in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Oscar Handlin, editor

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This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs, as recorded by European travelers to the western shore in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Title
This was America
Title remainder
true accounts of people and places, manners and customs, as recorded by European travelers to the western shore in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Statement of responsibility
Oscar Handlin, editor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
KKU
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1915-2011
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Handlin, Oscar
Dewey number
917.3/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E161
LC item number
.H3 1969
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Label
This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs, as recorded by European travelers to the western shore in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Oscar Handlin, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-575) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The sources of American nationality -- 1. A Hollander among the Indians / Anonymous -- 2. Peter Kalm, scientist from Sweden / Peter Kalm -- 3. The American farmer-Gallic style / Cr<U+00df>evecceur -- 4. Moravian travels in the interior / Anonymous -- 5. A revolutionary in the making / J.P. Brissot -- 6. The bitter thoughts of President Moreau / Moreau de Saint-M<U+00d4>ery -- 7. A merchant of Hamburg / Anonymous -- 8. A botanist's gleanings / F.A. Michaux -- 9. A Bourbon who refused to forget / De Montlezun -- 10. The Jesuit scholar / G.A. Grassi -- pt. 2. The consequences of expansion -- 11. A Grand Duke in search of a country / Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach -- 12. Philosopher of politics / De Toqueville -- 13. A savant from Austria / Isidore L<U+00de>owenstern -- 14. Obbligato by Herz / Henri Herz -- 15. Correspondent from the homeland / O.M. Raeder -- 16. The homes of the New World / Fredrika Bremer -- 17. The friends of Kossuth / Mr. and Mrs. Pulzsky -- 18. A historian's forebodings / K.T. Griesinger -- 19. Benjamin II / I.J. Benjamin -- 20. Geology brings an Italian / Giovanni Capellini -- pt. 3. Urban America -- 21. A Hapsburg diplomat / Baron von H<U+00de>ubner -- 22. Chance in America / E.O. Hopp -- 23. An Amsterdam journalist / Charles Boissevain -- 24. American society: a Neapolitan version / Carlo Gardini -- 25. A Russian man of business / P.A. Demens [Tverskoy] -- 26. Poet beyond the sea / C.J.P. Bourget -- 27. Operations of politics / Ernst Below -- 28. The natures of waste / Giuseppe Giacosa -- 29. A churchman from Hungary / Count van de Vaya Und Luskod -- 30. The Abb<U+00d4>e and the strenuous life / Abb<U+00d4>e F<U+00d4>elix Klein -- pt. 4. The burdens of maturity -- 31. American socialisms-a German version / Arthur Holitscher -- 32. Iberian sketches / Julio Camba -- 33. What is worth imitating in America / Alma Hedin -- 34. The problems of normalcy / Henri Hauser -- 35. Sea devil conquers America / Felix von Luckner -- 36. Man and masses in the United States / Ernst Toller -- 37. American paradises / E.E. Kisch -- 38. American peoples / J.G. Sleeswijk -- 39. A foreigner looks at the TVA / Odette Keun -- 40. 1939 / Andr<U+00d4>e Maurois
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Reissued, with a new preface.
Extent
xi, 602 pages 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780674884700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocm03720642
  • (OCoLC)3720642
  • 53150
Label
This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs, as recorded by European travelers to the western shore in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Oscar Handlin, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-575) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The sources of American nationality -- 1. A Hollander among the Indians / Anonymous -- 2. Peter Kalm, scientist from Sweden / Peter Kalm -- 3. The American farmer-Gallic style / Cr<U+00df>evecceur -- 4. Moravian travels in the interior / Anonymous -- 5. A revolutionary in the making / J.P. Brissot -- 6. The bitter thoughts of President Moreau / Moreau de Saint-M<U+00d4>ery -- 7. A merchant of Hamburg / Anonymous -- 8. A botanist's gleanings / F.A. Michaux -- 9. A Bourbon who refused to forget / De Montlezun -- 10. The Jesuit scholar / G.A. Grassi -- pt. 2. The consequences of expansion -- 11. A Grand Duke in search of a country / Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach -- 12. Philosopher of politics / De Toqueville -- 13. A savant from Austria / Isidore L<U+00de>owenstern -- 14. Obbligato by Herz / Henri Herz -- 15. Correspondent from the homeland / O.M. Raeder -- 16. The homes of the New World / Fredrika Bremer -- 17. The friends of Kossuth / Mr. and Mrs. Pulzsky -- 18. A historian's forebodings / K.T. Griesinger -- 19. Benjamin II / I.J. Benjamin -- 20. Geology brings an Italian / Giovanni Capellini -- pt. 3. Urban America -- 21. A Hapsburg diplomat / Baron von H<U+00de>ubner -- 22. Chance in America / E.O. Hopp -- 23. An Amsterdam journalist / Charles Boissevain -- 24. American society: a Neapolitan version / Carlo Gardini -- 25. A Russian man of business / P.A. Demens [Tverskoy] -- 26. Poet beyond the sea / C.J.P. Bourget -- 27. Operations of politics / Ernst Below -- 28. The natures of waste / Giuseppe Giacosa -- 29. A churchman from Hungary / Count van de Vaya Und Luskod -- 30. The Abb<U+00d4>e and the strenuous life / Abb<U+00d4>e F<U+00d4>elix Klein -- pt. 4. The burdens of maturity -- 31. American socialisms-a German version / Arthur Holitscher -- 32. Iberian sketches / Julio Camba -- 33. What is worth imitating in America / Alma Hedin -- 34. The problems of normalcy / Henri Hauser -- 35. Sea devil conquers America / Felix von Luckner -- 36. Man and masses in the United States / Ernst Toller -- 37. American paradises / E.E. Kisch -- 38. American peoples / J.G. Sleeswijk -- 39. A foreigner looks at the TVA / Odette Keun -- 40. 1939 / Andr<U+00d4>e Maurois
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Reissued, with a new preface.
Extent
xi, 602 pages 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780674884700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocm03720642
  • (OCoLC)3720642
  • 53150

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