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English Woman in America

Isabella L. Bird

English Woman in America

by Isabella L. Bird

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Published by Univ of Wisconsin Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • United States - General,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10316710M
    ISBN 100299035204
    ISBN 109780299035204

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The Englishwoman in America Paperback – Janu by Isabella Lucy Bird (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings/5(11). The English Woman in America Paperback – Janu by Isabella L Bird (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 5/5(1). InIsabella 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/5.

Isabella Bird was one of the most famous and admired travel writers of the nineteenth century. The first woman to be elected to the Royal Geographical Society, she published eight volumes of travel writings which documented her lifetime of travels to every continent.

Often ill as a child, at age eighteen she underwent partially successful spinal surgery to remove a tumor from her /5(2).

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By Marisa 4 posts 21 views. last updated 16 minutes ago. Unsolved. Heroine who was damsel in the distress, had a daughter and had some power. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks Author: Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy), Title: The Englishwoman in America Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: United States: Subject: United States -- Description and travel Subject: Canada Cited by: Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, – ) was a British physician, notable as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, and the first woman on the Medical Register of the General Medical Council.

Blackwell played an important role in both the United States and the United Kingdom as a social awareness and moral reformer, and pioneered in Born: 3 FebruaryBristol, England. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes This book reveals a great deal of how British society views an American woman. Many female prostitutes and thieves settled in the New World rather than submit to the notorious severity of English criminal "justice." (Daniel Defoe's novel Moll Flanders is about such a woman--a London prostitute transported to America--who makes good.)Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Hetty Green (Novem – July 3, ), nicknamed the Witch of Wall Street, was an American businesswoman and financier known as "the richest woman in America" during the Gilded was known for her wealth and was named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "greatest miser".She amassed a fortune as a financier when other major Children: Edward Howland Robinson Green.

LibriVox recording of The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Lucy Bird. Read by Sibella Denton Isabella Bird travels abroad in Canada and the United States in the s.

As an Englishwoman and a lone female, she travels as far as Chicago, Prince Edward Island, and. Things as they are in America, The first part of the book (p. ) relates principally to Canada. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Manuscripts of the first book in English by a woman and the earliest autobiography by a woman are displayed together by Wellcome Collection Alison Flood Mon 18 Apr EDT Last modified on.

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