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Around the world with General Grant

Author: John Russell Young; Michael Fellman
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After leaving the presidency in 1877, Ulysses S. Grant embarked on an around-the-world tour, accompanied by journalist John Russell Young. This work contains Young's record of every detail of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; John Russell Young; Ulysses S Grant; John Russell Young
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Russell Young; Michael Fellman
ISBN: 0801869501 9780801869501
OCLC Number: 48383303
Notes: Map on endpapers.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 448 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Philadelphia to England --
After a run to the continent, Scotland and the North Country --
Paris --
Cities of antiquity and the Western Mediterranean --
Egypt and the Holy Land --
The Eastern Mediterranean and return to Italy --
Holland, Germany, and Scandinavia --
Russia and Austria --
Spain, Portugal, and a jaunt to Ireland --
India --
Burma --
Singapore, the Straits of Malacca, Siam --
Cochin China --
Hong Kong --
On to China --
Tientsin and Pekin --
Leaving China --
To Japan --
Tokyo and the Emperor of Japan --
Across the Pacific to California.
Responsibility: John Russell Young ; abridged, edited, and introduced by Michael Fellman.
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"Grant may seem an improbably choice for an armchair traveling companion. He is interesting precisely because he was a tough old bird who was seeing the outside world for the first time. As travel Read more...

 
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