British impressions of travel in the ante-bellum South by Max Berger

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Published by Southwestern Social Science Association in [Austin, Tex .

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  • British -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Travelers -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Southern States -- Description and travel.

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Other titlesSouthwestern social science quarterly.
StatementMax Berger.
ContributionsMoody, T. W. 1907-1984 former owner.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [277]-284 ;
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL21173929M

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British Impressions of Travel in the Ante-Bellum South MAX BERGER HIGH SCHOOL OF AVIATION TRADES, NEW YORK English travellers who visited the United States during the quarter-century preceding the Civil War were a motley lot.

They included. Mercantile Education in the Ante-Bellum South BY LEWIS E. ATHERTON Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland (), in spite of interruptions by customers during the afternoon.

The impressions of the travel book still remained vividly in mind three weeks later when he complained about the amount of credit re-quested by. Ante-Bellum Alabama: Town and Country was written to give the reader insight into important facets of Alabama’s ante-bellum history.

Presented in the form of case studies from the pre-Civil War period, the book deals with a city, a town, a planter’s family, rural social life, attitudes concerning race, and Alabama’s early agricultural and Pages: Naipaul's "A Turn in the South" describes Naipaul’s impressions as he travels throughout the American South from April - August He starts off in Harlem as a preparation, and then he visits North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Tallahassee, Cited by: The Cotton Economy in the South.

Sources. The Cotton Boom. While the pace of industrialization picked up in the North in the s, the agricultural economy of the slave South grew, if anything, more entrenched.

In the decade before the Civil War cotton prices rose more than 50 percent, to cents a pound. Booming cotton prices stimulated. A Turn in the South (Vintage International) - Kindle edition by Naipaul, V.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Turn in the South (Vintage International)/5(30). This book deals with an aspect of the Great War that has been largely overlooked: the war reportage written based on British and American authors’ experiences at the Western Front.

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Grant's strategy in the destruction of the South's armies was head and shoulders above every other Union general's approach to defeating the Confederacy, and his self-effacing manner, combined with a decisiveness and coolness under fire rarely equaled in the history of American generalship, made him the immovable object that ended Lee's hopes /5(K).

Other subjects include social customs in the ante-bellum South, the state of education at the University of South Carolina, political ideology among educated southerners, the practice of law, and slave management.

The miscellaneous collections include records of plantation owners from various South Carolina regions. South and North; or, Impressions received during a trip to Cuba and the South. (New York, Abbey & Abbot, Oration in honor of universal emancipation in the British empire, delivered at South Reading, August first, (Boston, Printed by Garrison and Life on the old plantation in ante-bellum days, or, A story based on facts /, by I.

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For these reasons neutral vessels were. A Turn in the South is a reflective journey by V. Naipaul in the late s through the American South.

Naipaul writes of his encounters with politicians, rednecks, farmers, writers and ordinary men and women, both black and white, with the insight and originality we expect from one of our best travel writers/5(19). A letter dated Decat Clinton, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, was written while Hulin worked as a schoolteacher in Louisiana.

He discusses his impressions of the South, the character of Southern planters, slavery, and attitudes of Southerners. Len Knighton This is a book that tells a different story of World War One, a story that needs to be told and read. Nations remember those who fell in battle. Let u more This is a book that tells a different story of World War One, a story that needs to be told and read.

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Naipaul in the late s through the American South. Naipaul writes of his encounters with politicians, rednecks, farmers, writers, ordinary men and women, both black and white, with the insight and originality we expect from one of /5(19).

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Ezra Cornell spent much of his time far from home, walking through the ante-bellum south, selling plows in Maine, supervising the construction and operation of lines for the telegraph industry, and serving as a New York State legislator in Albany.

A fairly interesting travel book by an author better known for his books of sailing adventure. Muir, John, A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf, edited by William Frederic Badé, The story of Muir’s journey shortly after the Civil War which led him eventually to the western environment with which he is.

We need, then, to include the antebellum South as a part of the Caribbean, as a region of the US, and as a participant in an overlapping “creole” world (to borrow from Mary Louise Pratt in Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation [])—three different positions in the hemisphere, drawn together in the Old South by parallel Cited by: 9.

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The South since the war, as shown by fourteen weeks of travel and observation in Georgia and the Carolinas. (Boston, Ticknor and Fields, ), by Sidney Andrews (page images at HathiTrust) Minority housing enclaves in Maryland.

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US travellers and the poetics of the Cuban aporia () South and North, or, Impressions Received During a Trip to Cuba and the South. Julia Ward Howe and the Travel Book. : Ronald Briggs. The British Move Upon the South—Spain Accedes to the Alliance Against England—Secret Convention Between France and Spain—Capture of Stony Point—John Paul Jones—The Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis—A Thrilling Naval Combat—Wretched Condition of American Finances— Franklin's Heavy Burden—The Treason of Benedict Arnold—Capture.

Agriculture in Ante-Bellum Mississippi. Moore, Michele The Cigar Factory: A Novel of Charleston. Moore, Peter N. The South Carolina Diary of Reverend Archibald Simpson: Part 1, May –April ; Part 2, April –March On July 1,he embarked for Georgia with his regiment of British Regulars--seven hundred seasoned troops who had seen service under the British Flag in other parts of the world.

An account of their arrival at St. Simons, from a news article of that day, says: “General Oglethorpe and the troops that came over with him were all landed at the. The texts we shall read examine slavery, ante-bellum society, and the Civil War, from both black and white perspectives.

Reconstruction, the Southern Renaissance, and the rise of the "New South" will be handled in a similar manner in an effort to take the idea of the "Southerner" beyond its usual, monochromatic romanticism. Booker T. Washington, visiting Italy inwas amazed at the primitive farming practices in use, comparing the tools to the ones black slaves had used in the ante-Bellum South.

4 Italy's agricultural problems were numerous and complex, to be sure. A Guide to Materials on Women in Fanny Anderson etc. A strong ante-bellum, Civil and Reconstruction collection. # Brunswick County Papers These letters seem to reflect the mood of the South at the beginning of the War, that all this was.

Historical geography: North American progress during the s Show all authors. Michael P. Conzen. The case of ante-bellum Charleston, South Carolina. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, new series 4, Google Scholar Cited by: 4. This travel book shows Samuel Clemens trying to make sense of the Boers, the British, and Cecil Rhodes in South Africa.

Their fights, hatreds, greeds, and especially their treatment of the natives come in for vintage Twain irony. Cleveland, Stafford C. This British writer () was the daughter of a Norwich manufacturer of Huguenot origin who raised her a Unitarian.

She traveled extensively as an abolitionist in ante-bellum America, as well as in Egypt and the Middle East. She wrote on religion, political economy, social .RECORDS AND CASE studies of Ante-bellum South shows that the Southern white male regarded his wife as a lily-white, pure, virginal figure.

This image dominated the society to such an extent that sexual intercourse was rarely indulged in for the mutual pleasure of both partners.

Its basic and only purpose became to produce children. In her book, North Over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era (Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press, ), British scholar Susan-Mary Grant documents the harsh anti-Southern propaganda that Northern leaders, writers, and newspapers spread in the decades leading up to the war, especially from around.

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