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By Frederick Law Olmsted

ISBN-10: 110800444X

ISBN-13: 9781108004442

Frederick legislations Olmsted (1822-1903) was once a journalist and panorama fashion designer who's considered as the founding father of American panorama structure: his most renowned fulfillment was once important Park in big apple, of which he grew to become the superintendent in 1857, yet he additionally labored at the layout of parks in lots of different burgeoning American towns, and was once known as through Charles Eliot Norton 'the maximum artist that the USA has but produced'. His A trip within the Seaboard Slave States was once initially released in 1856, and arose from trips within the south which Olmsted, a passionate abolitionist, had undertaken in 1853-4. This variation used to be released in volumes in 1904, with the addition of a biographical comic strip by way of his son and an advent by means of William P. Trent. It abounds in attention-grabbing and witty descriptions of Olmsted's encounters and reports in a society which was once at the verge of overwhelming swap.

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A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, Volume 1: With Remarks on their Economy

Frederick legislations Olmsted (1822-1903) was once a journalist and panorama fashion designer who's considered as the founding father of American panorama structure: his most famed success used to be crucial Park in big apple, of which he grew to become the superintendent in 1857, yet he additionally labored at the layout of parks in lots of different burgeoning American towns, and used to be referred to as by way of Charles Eliot Norton 'the maximum artist that the United States has but produced'.

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Olmsted, which was dedicated to John Stuart Mill and which has recently been highly praised by no less a person than Mr. John Morley. This book, entitled yourneys and Explorations in the Cotton Kingdom, was based upon three former books of its author, The Seaboard Slave States, here re-issued, A Journey through Texas, the volume reviewed by Mr. De Bow, and A Journey in the Back Country (i860), in the second of which, as we have been informed in the Biographical Sketch, Dr. John H. Olmsted had an editorial share.

De Bow, and A Journey in the Back Country (i860), in the second of which, as we have been informed in the Biographical Sketch, Dr. John H. Olmsted had an editorial share. Upon this condensation, and upon the Introduction xxix first volume of the series, Mr. Morley, in a footnote to vol. , p. 70, of his Life of Gladstone, bestowed the high praise that follows: • • • the reader who cares to understand the American Civil War should turn to F. L. " In these words we have not only the broad view of the world with regard to the value of Mr.

A. ), Maryland, in Patent Of. , 1851. Inns and Outs of Washington 13 commonly employed on my own and my neighbors' farms, in exactly similar duties—that they must be very difficult to direct efficiently, and that it must be very irksome and trying to one's patience, to have to superintend their labor. WASHINGTON, Dec. 16. Visiting the market-place, early on Tuesday morning, I found myself in the midst of a throng of a very different character from any I have ever seen at the North. The majority of the people were negroes, and, taken as a whole, they appeared inferior in the expression of their face and less well-clothed than any collection of negroes I had ever seen before.

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