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Title American notes for general circulation. Volume First [The New World]
Author Dickens, Charles
Date 1842
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New World
Reference Cup.410.g.25
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Rare first edition of Charles Dickens' narrative describing his visit to and impressions of the United States. He concludes that he found the American people on the whole warm, generous and welcoming, but he criticises American society with particular reference to the press, copyright, public health and slavery.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Onward Travel; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America; Canada
Places New York City, New York, Massachusetts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; Quebec, Canada
Ports Liverpool, England; Halifax, Virginia, Boston, Massachusetts United States
Nationality English; American
Ships Britannia
People Dickens, Charles; Park, Benjamin; Winchester, J.
Keywords tourism, literature, slavery, press, publishing, sanitation, health and sickness, passage, journey conditions
Language English
Copyright British Library