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The iron way : railroads, the Civil War, and the making of modern America

Author: William G Thomas
Publisher: New Haven (Conn.) : Yale University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with Frederick Douglass' escape from slavery in 1838 on the railroad, and ending with the driving of the golden spike to link the transcontinental railroad in 1869, this book charts a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William G Thomas
ISBN: 9780300141078 0300141076
OCLC Number: 801034858
Description: 1 vol. (281 p.) : ill., cartes, portr. ; 25 cm
Responsibility: William G. Thomas.
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At once bold and elegant, this powerful book sweeps across slavery and secession, the Civil War and its aftermath. Thomas masterfully integrates one of the most complicated eras in American history, Read more...

 
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