First Published in 1936 America After Sixty Years presents the travel diaries of two generations of Englishmen, W. E. Price, and his son M. Philips Price. Part I of the book contains W. E. Price’s American journey and throws light on topics like undercurrents of Canadian politics; life in Chicago just before the great fire; journey to the Yosemite Valley etc. Part II of the book deals with W. E Price and his wife’s American tour in 1878 and Part III is about M. Philips Price’s own journey to America with his wife during the New Deal. This part of the diary is a pen-picture of the autumn and early winter of 1934 and his impressions of different parts of America like New York, New England, Chicago, California, New Mexico, and the Federal Capital under the New Deal. This book is a must read for any reader interested to know about American history through travel diaries.
Table of Contents
Preface Part I: 1869: Captain W.E. Price’s American Journey Part II: 1878: Major and Mrs. Price’s American Tour Part III: Impressions of America under the New Deal Analytical Contents
M. Philips Price