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by Richard D. Altick

eBook Of a Place and a Time: Remembering Lancaster epub
  • ISBN: 0208023216
  • Author: Richard D. Altick
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Americas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Archon Books; 1st Edition edition (May 1, 1991)
  • Pages: 199 pages
  • ePUB size: 1846 kb
  • FB2 size 1514 kb
  • Formats doc lrf lrf lit


One of Altick's most enduringly popular books was written during his first years at Ohio State: The Scholar Adventurers (1950), a title he coined to describe the . Of a Place and a Time: Remembering Lancaster (1991).

One of Altick's most enduringly popular books was written during his first years at Ohio State: The Scholar Adventurers (1950), a title he coined to describe the literary detectives whose work was resulting in new discoveries about James Boswell, Christopher Marlowe, and other major figures in English literature. When Altick began writing about Victorian Britain in the 1950s, the subject had received scant scholarly attention. The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel (1991). Punch: The Lively History of a British Institution 1842–1851 (1997).

Of a Place and a Time book. As wise and experienced people will do, Richard D. Altick tries to explain this recurring discovery by telling a story. The setting is Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the small and "typical" city where Mr. Altick grew up between the world wars. Trains stopped It is peculiar to Americans to think, "My generation is the one which broke with the past and created the modern world.

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This 199 page book looks at how Lancaster County, Pennsylvania became a tourist mecca.

As wise and experienced people will do, Richard D.

Altick was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, an area he would later recall in Of a Place and a Time (1991). He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in 1936 and received a P. in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1941 with a dissertation on the 18th-century poet Richard Owen Cambridge. One of Altick's most enduringly popular books was written during his first years at Ohio State: The Scholar Adventurers (1950), a title he coined to describe the literary detectives whose work was resulting in new discoveries about James Boswell, Christopher Marlowe, and other major figures in English literature.

Of a place and a time. Remembering Lancaster. by Richard D. Altick. Laid out in 1730 by Scotch-Irish settlers and at one time the country's largest inland city, Lancaster was far enough (70 miles) from the metropolis to develop independently but, connected by the Philadelphia Pike and by railroad, was not cut off from notions of progress and modernity

Hardcover by Archon Books.

Hardcover by Archon Books. Alert if: New Price below.

Find nearly any book by Richard Daniel Altick. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Victorian people and ideas;: A companion for the modern reader of Victorian literature. by Richard Daniel Altick. ISBN 9780393042603 (978-0-393-04260-3) Hardcover, Norton, 1973. Lancaster (P., Pennsylvania, Lancaster. Published 1991 by Archon in Hamden, Conn. Social life and customs, Pennsylvania Dutch, Childhood and youth, Biography, Manners and customs. Richard Daniel Altick (1915-).

This 199 page book looks at how Lancaster County, Pennsylvania became a tourist mecca. "For in those rich farmlands dwelled the Amish and Mennonite, the 'Pennsylvania Dutch' who had fled the turmoil of the old world for worship and toil in the new. Details of their lives had changed little over the years." "The tourist buses came, bringing plastic power and cash, and when the author came home as an adult, all was changed." This book tells the story of how Lancaster County dramatically changed in the 1900s.
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