Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Travels of Elkanah Watson : An American Businessman in the Revolutionary War, in 1780s Europe and in the

Travels of Elkanah Watson : An American Businessman in the Revolutionary War, in 1780s Europe and in the - image 1 of 1

About this item

This book chronicles the adventures and life of Elkanah Watson, a business and society man known for his development of the American county fair, several canals in New York State, and many other civic improvement projects during the turn of the century from the late 1700s to early 1800s. Chapters are broken down by country or region traversed by Watson--the Colonies, France, Belgium and England, the Netherlands, and America, with a conclusion focusing on his final journeys. The narrative is derived from Watson’s own written or published texts. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
"Elkanah Watson (1758-1842) traveled everywhere and associated with everyone--soldiers, politicians, diplomats, Indians, artists, scientists, slave traders and abolitionists. Watson's travels in the U.S., Europe and Canada come to life in this illustrated biography based on his diaries and notes, and his vast collection of unpublished documents"--
Number of Pages: 212
Genre: History, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Jeremy Dupertuis Bangs
Language: English
Street Date: July 30, 2015
TCIN: 21512174
UPC: 9781476662459
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-0913
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.