18th-century classic detailing seafaring life in New England and plantation culture in the South also provided Old World readers with first major impressions of American landscapes, people, institutions, and problems of making one nation out of diverse former colonies. Introduction and Notes by Warren Barton Blake.
Introduction On the Situation, Feelings, and Pleasures of an American Farmer What is an American Description of the Island of Nantucket, with the Manners, Customs, Policy, and Trade of the Inhabitants Customary Education and Employment of the Inhabitants of Nantucket Description of the Island of Martha's Vineyard, and of the Whale Fishery Manners and Customs at Nantucket Peculiar Customs at Nantucket Description of Charles-Town; Thoughts on Slavery; On Physical Evil; A Melancholy Scene On Snakes; and on the Humming Bird From Mr. Iw--n Al--z, a Russian Gentleman, Describing the Visit he paid at my request to Mr. John Bertram, the celebrated Pennsylvania Botanits Distresses of a Frontier Man Notes Index
J. Hector St John de Crevecoeur
LETTERS FROM AN AMER FARMER
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