Colonial American Travel Narratives

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Wendy Martin
Penguin, 1994 - 352 pàgines
Four journeys by early Americans Mary Rowlandson, Sarah Kemble Knight, William Byrd II, and Dr. Alexander Hamilton recount the vivid physical and psychological challenges of colonial life. Essential primary texts in the study of early American cultural life, they are now conveniently collected in a single volume.
 

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Revisió d'Usuari  - rathad - LibraryThing

I rather enjoyed this narrative. The 4 adventures were enough different to keep ones interest. I was taken aback by the prejudices between the states, but had to remember the original colonies had ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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This book addresses the conflict between European settlers and the Native Americans. Such classic stories as the capture of Mary Rowland and others make up the historical time period and gives a ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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MAPPING AMERICAN LIFE
vii
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING
xix
A NOTE ON THE TEXTS
xxxi
A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs Mary Rowlandson
1
The Journal of Madam Knight
49
The Secret History of the Line
77
The Itinerarium of Dr Alexander Hamilton
173
EXPLANATORY NOTES
329
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