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Author Frankel, Robert Perry, 1958-

Title Observing America [electronic resource] : the commentary of British visitors to the United States, 1890-1950 / Robert P. Frankel.

Imprint Madison, Wisc. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 318 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in American thought and culture
Studies in American thought and culture.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The plight of the cities : W.T. Stead and 1890s urban America -- The bonds of blood : W.T. Stead's vision of Anglo-American unity at the turn of the century -- The promise of America : H.G. Wells and the progressive era -- The global stage : H.G. Wells on America's emergence in the First World War -- Main street America : G.K. Chesterton on the culture of the United States in the 1920s -- The new deals : Harold Laski, H.G. Wells, and Roosevelt's America vs. Stalin's Russia -- The businessman's America : Harold Laski's view of the United States in the 1940s -- Conclusion : lost republic, lost tradition.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject United States -- Civilization -- Foreign public opinion, British -- History -- 20th century.
National characteristics, American -- Foreign public opinion, British.
Public opinion -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Intellectuals -- Great Britain -- Attitudes.
Intellectuals -- Travel -- United States.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 0299218805 (DLC) 2006008622

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