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Rose, Kenneth D. (Kenneth David), 1946-
Unspeakable awfulness : America through the eyes of European travelers, 1865-1900 / Kenneth D. Rose
Alternate Title America through the eyes of European travelers, 1865-1900
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Routledge, 2014
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E168 .R795 2014    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Description and travel
United States -- Foreign public opinion, European
Subject(s) Travelers' writings, European
Subject United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918
Physical Description xiii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note "Simultaneously published in the UK"--Title page verso
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-275) and index
Contents Introduction: America the Awful and the European Traveler -- Character, Class, Dress, Money, and Advertising -- The Built Environment: Cities and Boosterism, Accommodations and Transportation -- Culture: Aesthetics, Music, Language, Humor, Copyright and Journalism -- Personal Habits: Dining, Drinking, Tobacco Chewing, and Gun Use -- Domestic Relations: Women, Men, and Children and Their Education -- Race, Immigration, and Religion -- War, Politics, and Patriotism -- The West: Landscape, Human Inhabitants, and Decline -- Afterword

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