The Resource American travel and empire, edited by Susan Castillo and David Seed, (electronic resource)

American travel and empire, edited by Susan Castillo and David Seed, (electronic resource)

Label
American travel and empire
Title
American travel and empire
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan Castillo and David Seed
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this collection, leading scholars in the field examine the interfaces between narratives of travel and of empire. The term 'American', used here in the hemispheric sense, and 'American travel writing' include both writing about America by visitors and writings by Americans abroad. The contributors are recognized specialists in different periods of American literature and travel writing
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
810.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PS169.T74
LC item number
A54 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
American travel and empire, edited by Susan Castillo and David Seed, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-276) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are we doing here? Scenarios for early English colonies in North America / Donald Ross -- 'The lies of a distant traveler'? The travel writing of Louis de Hennepin -- French representations of Niagara: from Hennepin to Butor / Charles Forsdick -- 'Come to these Arcadian regions where there is room for millions': citizen Imlay and the empire in the west / Will Verhoeven -- The conquest of antiquity: the travelling empire of John Lloyd Stephens -- 'A confusion of unwashed and shabbily dressed people': nineteenth-century Americans and urban Britain / Shirley Foster -- Sunny tropic scenes: US travel writers in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba / Peter Hulme -- Henry James and the 'Swelling act of the imperial theme' / Peter Rawlings -- The pacifist traveller: Kate Crane-Gartz / Tim Youngs -- American ambassadors: travellers in the Cold War / David Seed -- In the missionary position: Emily Prager in China / Judie Newman
Control code
ocn681519938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 285 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846315084
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt5p5qjf
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32211740
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)681519938
  • jstor1846315085
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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