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The Resource Bond of Union : building the Erie Canal and the American empire, Gerard Koeppel

Bond of Union : building the Erie Canal and the American empire, Gerard Koeppel

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Bond of Union : building the Erie Canal and the American empire
Title
Bond of Union
Title remainder
building the Erie Canal and the American empire
Statement of responsibility
Gerard Koeppel
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Language
eng
Summary
In this compelling narrative, author Gerard Koeppel tells the complete, sweeping story of the creation of the canal, and of the memorable characters who turned a visionary plan into a successful venture. Includes major new findings about the construction of the canal as well as its enormous impact
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F127.E5
LC item number
K646 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Bond of Union : building the Erie Canal and the American empire, Gerard Koeppel
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Bond of Union : building the Erie Canal and the American empire, Gerard Koeppel
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An American ambition -- The wilderness years (10,000 bc-1805) -- "The effusions of a maniac" (1807-1809) -- Apollo rising -- Erie rise and fall (1810-1815) -- The cause uncrowned -- "The most gigantic undertaking" -- Laying the groundwork -- Securing the middle (1818-1820) -- Eastward ho! (1819-1823) -- How the West was won (1819-1825) -- Ten days that shook New York -- The shadowy remembrance
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
vii, 454 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306818271
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008048672
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)246894318

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