A woman from Scotland recounts her travels in the U.S., focusing particularly issues relating to women (education, employment, etc.), also discussing more general cultural matters.

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Three Visits to America

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A woman from Scotland recounts her travels in the U.S., focusing particularly issues relating to women (education, employment, etc.), also discussing more general cultural matters.

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  • BN ID: 2940025995302
  • Publisher: D. Douglas
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1884 volume
  • File size: 676 KB

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Preface; 1. First arrival in America; 2. Reception at Steinway Hall; 3. The President at the White House; 4. Railroads, drawing-room cars, sleepers, and hotel cars; 5. A visit to the University of Michigan; 6. Vassar College; 7. The Quaker city; 8. Boston, its east wind, culture, and English look; 9. English and American receptions contrasted; 10. New Year's Day [1884] in Colorado; 11. Brigham Young and the 'true inwardness of Mormonism'; 12. The President's Secretary, Mr George Reynolds; 13. American hotel despotism; 14. Strange contrasts afforded; 15. Strawberries in February; 16. The orange groves at Los Angeles; 17. Divorce; 18. Occupations open to women in 1836, when Harriet Martineau visited America, contrasted with those of to-day; 19. The American girl; 20. Anthony Trollope on English, American, and Australian newspapers; 21. The traveller's appreciation of New York after journeys to the interior; 22. Canada.

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