Colonial American Travel Narratives

Colonial American Travel Narratives


Editor:
Notes by: Susan Imbarato

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140390889
  • 384 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Four journeys by early Americans Mary Rowlandson, Sarah Kemble Knight, William Byrd II, and Dr. Alexander Hamilton recount the vivid physical and psychological challenges of colonial life. Essential primary texts in the study of early American cultural life, they are now conveniently collected in a single volume.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: MAPPING AMERICAN LIFE
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING
A NOTE ON THE TEXTS

A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson

The Journal of Madam Knight

The Secret History of the Line by William Byrd II

The Itinerarium of Dr. Alexander Hamilton


EXPLANATORY NOTES

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