Englishwoman in America - Isabella L. Bird

Englishwoman in America

Isabella L. Bird

Book Summary

In 1856, Isabella Bird published The Englishwoman in America, the first of what would be many books of her travels around the world. Adopting a tone of aloof bemusement, she describes in detail the hardships and annoyances of her travels by sea from England to Halifax, and on the road to Boston, Cincinnati, and Chicago. The books 20 chapters are full of keenly observed an

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