Download Online The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller’s Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States, 1853-1861 PDF by Frederick Law Olmsted

Download Online The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller’s Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States, 1853-1861 PDF by Frederick Law Olmsted

The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller's Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States, 1853-1861

Frederick Law Olmsted 1822 1903 is best known for designing parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Chicago, Boston, and the grounds of the Capitol in Washington But before he embarked upon his career as the nation s foremost landscape architect, he was a correspondent for the New York Times, and it was under its auspices that he journeyed through the slave states in the 1850s Hi Frederick Law Olmsted 1822 1903 is best known for designing parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Chicago, Boston, and the grounds of the Capitol in Washington But before he embarked upon his career as the nation s foremost landscape architect, he was a correspondent for the New York Times, and it was under its auspices that he journeyed through the slave states in the 1850s His day by day observations including intimate accounts of the daily lives of masters and slaves, the operation of the plantation system, and the pernicious effects of slavery on all classes of society, black and white were largely collected in The Cotton Kingdom Published in 1861, just as the Southern states were storming out of the Union, it has been hailed ever since as singularly fair and authentic, an unparalleled account of America s peculiar institution

Title : The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller’s Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States, 1853-1861
Author :  Frederick Law Olmsted
Language : English
Isbn : 0306807238
Format : Paperback
Pages : 716 pages

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