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Sixty Miles From Contentment

Traveling The NineteenthCentury American Interior, 1st Edition

By M. H. Dunlop

Routledge

288 pages

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Sixty Miles from Contentment is a revitalization of a pulsating American scene in the nineteenth-century. Drawing on the work of travel writers from America's own East Coast and from fourteen other countries, it offers a witty and irreverent look at the wild Midwest in its heyday.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Secrets of the Interior -- The Derangement of Comfort -- Dreaming on the Run -- Marvels and Wonders -- Still Life -- A Table Set for Hundreds -- Strangers -- Yesterday's Future -- Sunset

About the Author

M. H. Dunlop

Subject Categories

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