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The Treaty of Ghent signed in 1814, finishing the battle of 1812, allowed americans once more to go back and forth out of the country. scientific scholars went to Paris, artists to Rome, teachers to Göttingen, and travelers to all ecu capitals. extra intrepid american citizens ventured to Athens, to Constantinople, or even to Egypt. starting with eighteenth-century tourists, this e-book then turns to the 25-year interval after 1815 that observed younger males from East Coast towns, between them graduates of Harvard, Yale, and Columbia, touring to the lands of the Bible and of the Greek and Latin authors they'd first referred to as kids. Naval officials off ships of the Mediterranean squadron visited Cairo to determine the pyramids. teams went on enterprise, one uploading steam-powered rice and cotton generators from ny, the opposite exporting giraffes from the Kalahari barren region for wild animal indicates in big apple. Drawing on unpublished letters and diaries including formerly overlooked newspaper bills, in addition to a handful of released money owed, this ebook deals a brand new examine the early American event in Egypt and the japanese Mediterranean international. greater than thirty illustrations supplement the tales informed by means of the tourists themselves.

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