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Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914

Pachter, Marc (Editor), and Wein, Frances (Co-Editor)

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ISBN 10: 0201000318 / ISBN 13: 9780201000313
Published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA, 1976
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xix, 347 p. : 26 cm. Illustrations. Bibliography. Indexes. Essays written to accompany the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Published in association with the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Checklist of the exhibition": p. 313-334. Published in 1976, this is an important example of Bicentennial scholarship and commentary on the American experience from foreign perspectives. Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has some soiling and edge wear. Bookseller Inventory # 57857

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Title: Abroad in America: Visitors to the New ...

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Presumed first edition/first printing.

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Twenty-nine essays by foreign writers on the journeys of their compatriot's and by American specialists in the cultures of the other travelers to the United States highlight the observations of European, South American, Asian and African visitors during the first century-and-a-half of its existence as a nation. Issued to accompany the "Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914" exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1976, Washington, D.C.. Published in association with the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. 1976 by the Smithsonian Institution

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