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Our Italy

By Charles Dudley Warner
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Table of Contents
  • OUR ITALY
  • Author of Their Pilgrimage, Studies in the South and West, A Little Journey in the World ... With Many Illustrations
  • CONTENTS.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • OUR ITALY.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • HOW OUR ITALY IS MADE.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • OUR CLIMATIC AND COMMERCIAL MEDITERRANEAN.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • EARLY VICISSITUDES.—PRODUCTIONS.—SANITARY CLIMATE.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE WINTER OF OUR CONTENT.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • HEALTH AND LONGEVITY.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • IS RESIDENCE HERE AGREEABLE?
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE WINTER ON THE COAST.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • THE GENERAL OUTLOOK.—LAND AND PRICES.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE ADVANTAGES OF IRRIGATION.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • THE CHANCE FOR LABORERS AND SMALL FARMERS.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • SOME DETAILS OF THE WONDERFUL DEVELOPMENT.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • HOW THE FRUIT PERILS WERE MET.—FURTHER DETAILS OF LOCALITIES.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • THE ADVANCE OF CULTIVATION SOUTHWARD.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • A LAND OF AGREEABLE HOMES.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • SOME WONDERS BY THE WAY.—YOSEMITE.—MARIPOSA TREES.—MONTEREY.
  • CHAPTER, XVI.
    • FASCINATIONS OF THE DESERT.—THE LAGUNA PUEBLO.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THE HEART OF THE DESERT.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • ON THE BRINK OF THE GRAND CAÑON.—THE UNIQUE MARVEL OF NATURE.
  • APPENDIX.
    • A CLIMATE FOR INVALIDS.
    • THE COMING OF WINTER IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
    • COMPARATIVE TEMPERATURE AROUND THE WORLD.
    • CALIFORNIA AND ITALY.
    • FIVE YEARS IN SANTA BARBARA.
    • Observations made at San Diego City, compiled from Report Of the Chief Signal Officer of the U. S. Army.
    • EXTREMES OF HEAT AND COLD.
    • EXTREMES OF HEAT AND COLD.—Continued.
    • STATEMENTS OF SMALL CROPS.
  • INDEX.
    • THE END.
    • As We Were Saying.
    • Our Italy.
    • A Little Journey in the World.
    • Studies in the South and West.
    • Their Pilgrimage.
  • Nordhoff's California.
  • VALUABLE WORKS OF TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE.
    • The Capitals of Spanish America.
    • Charnay's Ancient Cities of the New World.
    • Hearn's West Indies.
    • Warner's South and West.
    • Cesnola's Cyprus.
    • Bishop's Mexico, California, and Arizona.
    • Wallace's Malay Archipelago.
    • Wallace's Geographical Distribution of Animals.
    • Stanley's Congo, and the Founding of its Free State.
    • Stanley's Through the Dark Continent.
    • Stanley's Coomassie and Magdala.
    • Livingstone's Last Journals.
    • Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi.
    • Long's Central Africa.
    • Du Chaillu's Equatorial Africa.
    • Du Chaillu's Ashango-Land.
    • Du Chaillu's Land of the Midnight Sun.
    • Thomson's Voyage of the "Challenger."
    • Thomson's Southern Palestine and Jerusalem.
    • Thomson's Central Palestine and Phœnicia.
    • Thomson's Lebanon, Damascus, and Beyond Jordan.
    • The Land and the Book. (Popular Edition.)
    • Bridgman's Algeria.
    • Pennells' Hebrides.
    • Shoshone, and Other Western Wonders.
    • Schweinfurth's Heart of Africa.
    • Speke's Africa.
    • Baker's Ismailïa.
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