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Discovering American history in England : an illustrated traveller's guide

Author: Catherine Leitch
Publisher: London : Giles, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A traveller's guide filled with anecdotes, maps and descriptions of the often-surprising connections between English and American culture.

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Leitch
ISBN: 9781904832386 1904832385
OCLC Number: 181928081
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 295 pages : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Short history of British-American connections --
Exploring the New World --
English colonial settlers in America --
American independence --
Military connections --
Political connections and royal honors --
Political reforms --
American heiresses --
Founders and philanthropists --
Academic connections --
Science and industry --
Creative artists --
Performing artists --
Gazetteer: where to find historical connections.
Responsibility: Catherine Leitch.

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A comprehensive and entertaining work. Ideal for any American visiting Britain "The American" As an introductory and entertaining read on US historical connections in England this book is excellent Read more...

 
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