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Author Gerber, David A., 1944-
Title Authors of their lives [e-book] the personal correspondence of British immigrants to North America in the nineteenth century / David A. Gerber.
Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, c2006. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
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Description 1 online resource (x, 422 p. :) ill. ;
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Access Remote access limited to New York Society Library members with a username and password.
Subject Immigrants' writings, American.
Transnationalism -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Letter writing -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- Canada -- Correspondence.
Immigrants -- United States -- Correspondence.
British -- Canada -- Correspondence.
British Americans -- Correspondence.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Genre or Form Electronic books.
Added Author Project Muse.
ISBN 0814731716 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814731710 (cloth : alk. paper)