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The Resource My First Travels in North America

My First Travels in North America

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My First Travels in North America
Title
My First Travels in North America
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Isabella Lucy Bird ; foreword and notes by Andrew Hill Clark
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Language
eng
Summary
A woman ahead of her time, Isabella Bird (1831-1904) ranks among the most adventurous travel writers of her era. In this captivating travelogue, she reports to her sister back home in England on a series of journeys through nineteenth-century Canada and the United States. Bird recounts with passion and sensitivity such sights as wigwams on Prince Edward Island and Quebec's romantic falls of Lorette, in addition to dark encounters with cholera, slavery, and harrowing storms at sea. Bird, whose youth was marred by illness, was advised by her physician to travel. With a budget of 100 pounds from her clergyman father, she ventured off to North America on the first of many journeys. Her later expeditions included forays to the Middle East and Asia, yielding books of discerning observations that have entertained and enlightened readers for over a century
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Isabella Bird, an admired and famous travel writer from the nineteenth century, published eight volumes of travel writings that documented her travels across the continents and was the first woman to be elected to the Royal Geographical Society.
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320387
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
917.04
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maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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My First Travels in North America
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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MWT11605388
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unknown
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1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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9780486141299
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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c
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MWT11605388
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remote
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11605388
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
My First Travels in North America
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11605388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486141299
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11605388
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11605388
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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