Creating Picturesque America: Monument to the Natural and by Sue Rainey

By Sue Rainey

The first entire research of the way this impressive ebook strengthened and promoted the way in which americans seen growth, nature, and their very own kingdom within the years following the Civil War.

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And in 1871, the Western Tour appeared, taking advantage of the great interest in travel on the transcontinental railroad, completed in May 1869. Always reasonably strong in the field of history, the Appleton firm quickly offered publications to satisfy the public's intense interest in the recent events of the Civil War, including books on the military careers of Generals Philip H. Sheridan and Ulysses S. 26 As early as 1866 it began rebuilding its Southern market with histories from the Confederate side, with the Life of Stonewall Jackson, followed in 1871 by the first biography of Robert E.

Title : author : publisher : isbn10 | asin : print isbn13 : ebook isbn13 : language : subject publication date : lcc : ddc : subject : Page i Creating Picturesque America Page ii Page iii Creating Picturesque America Monument to the Natural and Cultural Landscape Sue Rainey Vanderbilt University Press Nashville and London Page iv Publication of this book was made possible partially through generous grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Historical Print Collectors Society.

Page xvii Quimby, Jerry N. Showalter, Joseph F. Kett, and Rona Schneider. In midstream, Roger B. Stein of the University of Virginia made extremely helpful comments on two successive revisions, leading me to pay more attention to the implied social messages in words and pictures. More recently, David Tatham of Syracuse University and William Diebold offered constructive suggestions, as did Richard D. Hathaway of Vermont College of Norwich University, whose detailed criticisms were invaluable. A number of people have generously shared information with me, especially Joni L.

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