The Resource Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide, Tony Horwitz

Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide, Tony Horwitz

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Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide
Title
Spying on the South
Title remainder
an odyssey across the American divide
Statement of responsibility
Tony Horwitz
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The author retraces Frederick Law Olmsted's journey across the American South in the 1850s, on the eve of the Civil War. Olmsted roamed eleven states and six thousand miles, and the New York Times published his dispatches about slavery and its defenders. More than 150 years later, Tony Horwitz followed Olmsted's route, and whenever possible his mode of transport--rail, riverboats, in the saddle--through Appalachia, down the Ohio and Mississippi, through Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, and across Texas to the Rio Grande, discovering and reporting on vestiges of what Olmsted called the Cotton Kingdom"--
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NcU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horwitz, Tony
Dewey number
917.504
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F213
LC item number
.H768 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law
  • Horwitz, Tony
  • Horwitz, Tony
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law
  • Travel
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
Label
Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide, Tony Horwitz
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
476 pages
Isbn
9781101980286
Lccn
2018056912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1079399605
  • (OCoLC)on1079399605
  • 3500693
Label
Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide, Tony Horwitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
476 pages
Isbn
9781101980286
Lccn
2018056912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1079399605
  • (OCoLC)on1079399605
  • 3500693

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