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dc.contributor.authorBianchi, Alberto G.
dc.coverage.spatialUnited States (nation) 2011-01-05T00:02:29Z 2011-01-05T00:02:29Z 1887
dc.description xvi, 336, [14] p., illustrated, 21 cm.
dc.description.abstract Alberto G. Bianchi (1850?-1904?) is primarily known as a playwright and the dramatist’s sense of color and animated conversation is given full rein in his travel book. While dutifully noting historic facts and figures regarding the places and sites he visits, Bianchi is clearly more interested in his fellow travelers and in the natives he encounters, recreating extended dialogues and occasionally stepping outside the action for an omniscient commentary on himself and those around him. In these two chapters, he and his fellow travelers visit Washington DC and Mount Vernon. He describes the various national monuments they visit as well as the quiet dignity of Mount Vernon. In addition, news of General Ulysses S. Grant’s death brings Bianchi and his companions to express condolences on behalf of the Mexican President and people.
dc.format Translations
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Instituto de Investigaciones Jose Maria Luis Mora
dc.relation.IsVersionOfOriginal document is available at
dc.relation.IsReferencedByResearch module available: Historical Spanish Advertisements for the Language Classroom
dc.rights This work is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution 2.5 License
dc.subject.lcshUnited States--Description and travel
Bianchi, Alberto G.--Travel
Railroad travel--United States
El Paso (Tex.)--Description and travel
Las Vegas (N.M.)--Description and travel
Kansas City (Mo.)--Description and travel
St. Louis (Mo.)--Description and travel
Chicago (Ill.)--Description and travel
Elgin (Ill.)--Description and travel
Minneapolis (Minn.)--Description and travel
Minnetonka, Lake (Minn.)
Detroit (Mich.)--Description and travel
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Albany (N.Y.)--Description and travel
Saratoga (N.Y.)--Description and travel
Boston (Mass.)--Description and travel
New York City (N.Y.)--Description and travel
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
New Haven (Conn.)--Description and travel
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Description and travel
Baltimore (Md.)--Description and travel
Washington (D.C.)--Description and travel
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)--Description and travel
Luray Caverns (Va.)
Cresson (Pa.)--Description and travel
Pittsburgh (Pa.)--Description and travel
McKeesport (Pa.)--Description and travel
Cincinnati (Ohio)--Description and travel
Denver (Colo.)--Description and travel
Rocky Mountains
Manitou Grand Caverns (Colo.)
dc.title Washington, Chapter XXVI, and Washington and Mount Vernon, Chapter XXVII [Excerpts from: The United States: travel descriptions]
dc.digitization.specifications Page images were scanned with the Minolta PS7000 at 600dpi and saved as 1bit TIF format 2009
dc.contributor.translatorGauthereau-Bryson, Lorena
dc.format.xmlschema tei-americas-p5 1887
Inter-American relations
dc.source.collection Fondo Antiguo Biblioteca Ernesto de la Torre Villar m011tr
dc.contributor.publisher Lugo Vina
dc.pubplace Mexico
dc.description.translation This document is an English translation of the "Los Estados Unidos: descripciones de viaje." Translated by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson. The language of the original document is Spanish.
dc.type.genre Book
dc.type.genre travel literature
dc.type.genre memoirs
dc.type.dcmi Text

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