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Return to Albion : Americans in England, 1760-1940

Author: Richard Kenin
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This books offers a richly illustrated and highly entertaining account of American expatriates who. over a span of almost two centuries, lived in and left an indelible mark on England. -- from book jacket
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kenin, Richard.
Return to Albion.
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1979
(OCoLC)558157911
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kenin
ISBN: 0030428610 0030428564 9780030428616 0030428564 0030428564 9780030428562
OCLC Number: 3650303
Description: xv, 288 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: At the Court of King George : the Benjamin West Circle --
The rewards of invention : Count Rumford, Robert Fulton, and John James Audubon --
The English romance of Washington Irving --
The Lords of Change Alley : George Peabody and "Co." --
Expatriates incarnate : the world of Henry James --
The grandes dames : Lady Randolph Churchill, Consuelo Vanderbilt, and Mary Curzon --
The butterfly : James McNeill Whistler --
The assimilated : the Astors, Emerald Cunard, and Chips Channon --
The captains of commerce and journalism : Gordon Selfridge and Ralph D. Blumenfeld --
"Make it new!" : the Pound-Eliot axis.
Responsibility: Richard Kenin ; introduction by Alistair Cooke.

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This books offers a richly illustrated and highly entertaining account of American expatriates who. over a span of almost two centuries, lived in and left an indelible mark on England. -- from book jacket

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