Kaloolah, or Journeyings to the Djébel Kumri: An Autobiography of Jonathan Romer

TitleKaloolah, or Journeyings to the Djébel Kumri: An Autobiography of Jonathan Romer
Year for Search1849
AuthorsMayo, W[illiam] S[tarbuck] M.D.(ed.) [written by](1812-1895)
Tertiary AuthorsMayo, W. S. M.D.
Date Published1849
PublisherGeorge P. Putnam
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Chapter 48 describes a eutopian city in Africa that is particularly concerned with health and cleanliness. Quadrangular houses of two stories with a central courtyard with a fountain and roof gardens. Streets are swept and washed daily. Elaborate sewage system. Food going to market is inspected to ensure its quality. Bathing is required at least once a month, and free municipals baths are provided. No overcrowded housing.

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. London: George Routledge & Co., 1851. Rpt. as Kaloolah: The Adventures Of Jonathan Romer. The Framazudga Edition. Illus. Fredericks. New York: G. P. Putnam’s, 1887.

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Author Note

(1812-1895)

Full Text

1849 Mayo, W[illiam] S[tarbuck], M. D., ed. [written by] (1812-95). Kaloolah, or Journeyings to the Djébel Kumri: An Autobiography of Jonathan Romer. New York: George P. Putnam. U. K. ed. London: George Routledge & Co., 1851. Rpt. as Kaloolah: The Adventures Of Jonathan Romer. The Framazudga Edition. Illus. Fredericks. New York: G. P. Putnam’s, 1887. L, MoU-St, PSt

Chapter 48 describes a eutopian city in Africa that is particularly concerned with health and cleanliness. Quadrangular houses of two stories with a central courtyard with a fountain and roof gardens. Streets are swept and washed daily. Elaborate sewage system. Food going to market is inspected to ensure its quality. Bathing is required at least once a month, and free municipals baths are provided. No overcrowded housing.