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Published: 01 June 2014

336 Pages | 6 black and white

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199676873

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Domestic Manners of the Americans

Frances Trollope
Edited by Elsie B. Michie

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of one of the most influential travel books of the nineteenth century, a witty, satirical, and entertaining dissection of American manners.
  • Combines a travelogue with still shocking descriptions of the treatment of slaves as Trollope anatomizes all levels of society.
  • The edition considers the work's transatlantic success and its political significance at a time of social change in England.
  • Includes a selection of the original illustrations by August Hervieu.
  • Includes a contextualizing chronology, useful notes, and up-to-date bibliography.

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