Passionate Pilgrims: The American Traveler in Great Britain, 1800-1914
The author has analyzed, sorted, and organized material from almost 500 accounts of travels in Great Britain into a veritable cavalcade of social history. This is a book filled with life and vitality, written with a light touch and always with an eye to social comedy. It presents a true and realistic picture of these people and their periods.
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