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Author Berbineau, Lorenza Stevens.

Title From Beacon Hill to the Crystal Palace : the 1851 travel diary of a working-class woman / by Lorenza Stevens Berbineau ; edited by Karen L. Kilcup
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 148 pages)
Contents Working-Class Woman's View of Europe -- The Diary -- "We Are Haveing a Pleasent Time": The Voyage Out -- "A Beautifull Prospect": Enjoying England -- "Every Body Seems Happy & Independent": To Paris and Beyond -- "The Bells Are Chimeing among the Mountains": Switzerland and Italy -- "All the Liveing Is Very Good Indeed": Germany and Holland -- "Every Body Seems Happy and Gay": Belgium and the Return to Paris -- "I Sat for a Long Time Wraped Up in Thoughts": The Return Home -- Afterword -- Notes to the Diary
Summary Because prior studies of American women's travel writing have focused exclusively on middle-class and wealthy travelers, it has been difficult to assess the genre and its participants in a holistic fashion. One of the very few surviving working-class travel diaries, Lorenza Stevens Berbineau's account provides readers with a unique perspective of a domestic servant in the wealthy Lowell family in Boston
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-143) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Berbineau, Lorenza Stevens -- Diaries.
Lowell family.
Women travelers -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Working class women -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Diaries.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Diaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Kilcup, Karen L.
ISBN 1587294125 (electronic bk.)
9781587294129 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)