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Wet Britches and Muddy Boots: A History of Travel in Victorian America
What was travel like in the 1880s? Was it easy to get from place to place? Were the rides comfortable? How long did journeys take? Wet Britches and Muddy Boots describes all forms of public transport from canal boats to oceangoing vessels, passenger trains to the overland stage. Trips over long distances often involved several modes of transportation and many days, even ...more
Hardcover, 544 pages
Published November 1st 2012 by Indiana University Press
(first published January 1st 2011)
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