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The Resource Authors of their lives : the personal correspondence of British immigrants to North America in the nineteenth century, David A. Gerber

Authors of their lives : the personal correspondence of British immigrants to North America in the nineteenth century, David A. Gerber

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Authors of their lives : the personal correspondence of British immigrants to North America in the nineteenth century
Title
Authors of their lives
Title remainder
the personal correspondence of British immigrants to North America in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
David A. Gerber
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerber, David A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.B7
LC item number
G47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British Americans
  • British
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Letter writing
  • Transnationalism
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Great Britain
  • Immigrants' writings, American
Label
Authors of their lives : the personal correspondence of British immigrants to North America in the nineteenth century, David A. Gerber
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Traditions of inquiry -- Forming selves in letters -- Writing with a purpose : immigrant epistolarity and the culture of emigration -- Using postal systems : transnational networks on the edge of modernity -- Establishing voice, theme, and rhythm -- When correspondence wanes -- Thomas Spencer Niblock : a dialogue of respectability and failure -- Catherine Grayston Bond : letter-writing as the practice of existential accounting -- Mary Ann Wodrow Archbald : longing for her "little isle" from a farm in central New York -- Dr. Thomas Steel : the difficulties of achieving the reunited family
Control code
17564028
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 422 p.
Isbn
9780814731710
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005015602
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm60605151
Label
Authors of their lives : the personal correspondence of British immigrants to North America in the nineteenth century, David A. Gerber
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Traditions of inquiry -- Forming selves in letters -- Writing with a purpose : immigrant epistolarity and the culture of emigration -- Using postal systems : transnational networks on the edge of modernity -- Establishing voice, theme, and rhythm -- When correspondence wanes -- Thomas Spencer Niblock : a dialogue of respectability and failure -- Catherine Grayston Bond : letter-writing as the practice of existential accounting -- Mary Ann Wodrow Archbald : longing for her "little isle" from a farm in central New York -- Dr. Thomas Steel : the difficulties of achieving the reunited family
Control code
17564028
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 422 p.
Isbn
9780814731710
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005015602
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm60605151

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