Table of Contents:
  • Representing America : the American as traveler in the work of J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur and William Bartram
  • Moving slaves : Frederick Douglass, Solomon Northup, and the politics of travel in antebellum America
  • Domestic travel : the narratives of Fanny Kemble and Harriet Jacobs
  • Yeomen all : Frederick Law Olmsted and the consolidation of the American economy and culture
  • Tourists with guns (and pens) : Union soldiers and the Civil War South.