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The Resource The Western World, Volume 1, Alexander Mackay, (electronic resource ; or, Travels in the United States in 1846–47)

The Western World, Volume 1, Alexander Mackay, (electronic resource ; or, Travels in the United States in 1846–47)

Label
The Western World, Volume 1
Title
The Western World
Title number
Volume 1
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Mackay
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Scottish-born Alexander Mackay (1808–52) spent much of his career as a journalist in North America. He was in Britain working for the Morning Chronicle when, in January 1846, he set sail again for the United States, this time to report on the debates over the Oregon question, relating to British and American claims to territory in the Pacific North-West. He spent several months in Washington, D.C. before travelling around the country as far south as the Mississippi, and west to the Great Lakes. This three-volume work, published in 1849, uses his journey to frame a general account of 'the political system, the social life, and the material progress of the Union'. Mackay observed a vibrant and prosperous country, and his work captures the energy of these boom years. In Volume 1, Mackay describes New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, and explains American society and the political and judiciary systems.--
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Mackay, Alexander
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
  • Cambridge library collection. North American History
  • Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
Label
The Western World, Volume 1, Alexander Mackay, (electronic resource ; or, Travels in the United States in 1846–47)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139059855
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9781139059855
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781139059855
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1103560728
Label
The Western World, Volume 1, Alexander Mackay, (electronic resource ; or, Travels in the United States in 1846–47)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139059855
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9781139059855
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781139059855
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1103560728

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