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Beschreibung

An account of a phrenological lecture tour containing detailed information on nineteenth-century American society, first published in 1841.

Zusammenfassung
George Combe (1788-1858) was an influential British phrenologist. These volumes, first published in 1840, contain Combe's account of a phrenological lecture tour he undertook in the United States between 1838-1841, and provide valuable details concerning nineteenth-century American society. Volume 3 concludes his account, and discusses 'American civilization'.

Inhalt

1. Cape cottage; 2. Cape cottage; 3. The banks; 4. Mr Lalor's prize essay on education; 5. Frauds; 6. American civilization, 1840; 7. Phrenology; 8. The application of phrenology to the present and prospective conditions of the United States; Appendix; Index.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Notes on the United States of North America During a Phrenological Visit in 1...
Untertitel
in 1838 39 40 3 Volume Set Notes on United States of North America a
Autor
EAN
9781108021579
ISBN
1108021573
Format
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Herausgeber
Cambridge University Press
Anzahl Seiten
498
Gewicht
658g
Größe
H216mm x B140mm x T29mm
Jahr
2010
Untertitel
Englisch
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