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A Yankee in Canada.

With anti-slavery and reform papers.

by Henry David Thoreau

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- United States,
  • Québec (Province) -- Description and travel

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5455 T48 1888
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286p.
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14049533M

    Book Overview In the fall of Henry Thoreau embarked upon an excursion into the French-Canadian province of Quebec, with stops in Montreal and Quebec City. His reactions to the foreign country are mixed and ambivalent: he is critical of Canada's Old World Catholicism, feudalism, and an alien British military presence while most of his Cited by:   A Yankee in Canada () by Henry David Thoreau A Plea for Captain John Brown. Paradise (to be) When he was here, some years ago, he showed to a few a little manuscript book,—his "orderly book" I think he called it,—containing the names of his company in.

      A Yankee in Canada as one among many, to speak on the subject of slavery in Massachusetts; but I was surprised and disappointed to find that what had called my townsmen together was the destiny of Nebraska, and not of Massachusetts, and that what I had to say would be entirely out of order. I had thought that the house was on fire, and not. A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-slavery and reform papers. by Henry David Thoreau,Henry David Thoreau,William Ellery Channing,Ralph Waldo Emerson,Sophia E Thoreau. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it .

    Get this from a library! A yankee in Canada. [Henry David Thoreau] -- This collection of essays, published in , features not only Thoreau's whimsical account of his trip to Canada but one of his most famous and influential essays, Civil Disobedience, as well. They include The Politics of Survival: The Conservative Party of Canada (published in ), Peacekeeping: International Challenge and Canadian Response (), and Canada's War: The Politics of the Mackenzie King Government ().


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book with Anti-slavery and Reform Papers book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The First Part Of This Book D /5. First published inA Yankee in Canada is one of a series of three famous travel books by Thoreau, including The Maine Woods () and Cape Cod ().

Thoreau''s books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. Among his lasting contributions were his writings on natural history. A YANKEE IN CANADA is a study in paradox, the paradox being due to a man stunned by his only international experience.

In this sense A YANKEE IN CANADA parallels Mark Twain's INNOCENTS ABROAD in that both authors are experiencing culture shock expressed with all the elements of a mental twilight zone of grays, not just black and white.

A YANKEE IN CANADA is a study in paradox, the paradox being due to a man stunned by his only international experience.

In this sense A YANKEE IN CANADA parallels Mark Twain's INNOCENTS ABROAD in that both authors are experiencing culture shock expressed with all the elements of a mental twilight zone of grays, not just black and white.

a yankee in canada. "New England is by some affirmed to be an island, bounded on the north with the River Canada (so called from Monsieur Cane)."— Josselyn's Rareties. FIRST BOOK APPEARANCE OF THOREAU’S WORK ON CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, ONE OF ONLY COPIES, INSCRIBED TO A CONCORD NEIGHBOR BY THOREAU’S SISTER, ONE OF THE VOLUME’S EDITORS.

THOREAU, Henry David. A Yankee in Canada, With Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, Octavo, original gilt-stamped green cloth. A Yankee in Canada Hardcover – January 1, by Henry D. Thoreau (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings3/5(2).

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