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The mighty Niagara : one river, two frontiers

Author: John N Jackson; John Burtniak; Gregory P Stein
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This in-depth regional study of the Niagara Frontier traces the evolution of landscape and patterns of settlement on both sides of the Niagara River extending from St. Catharines, Ontario, to Lockport, New York. This significant region, astride an international frontier, both unites and separates Canadian and American territories bordering the Niagara River."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jackson, John N.
Mighty Niagara.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2003
(OCoLC)606958788
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John N Jackson; John Burtniak; Gregory P Stein
ISBN: 1573929808 9781573929806
OCLC Number: 50042816
Description: 486 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Frontier's Physical Background and Its Human Prelude --
Ch. 2. The Pioneer Foundations of Settlement --
Ch. 3. Two Canals Transform the Pioneer Landscape --
Ch. 4. The Railway Era of Development --
Ch. 5. Hydroelectricity, Industrial Expansion, and the Streetcar --
Ch. 6. The Motor Vehicle Dominates --
Ch. 7. The Later Canal Developments --
Ch. 8. Manufacturing and Service Activities --
Ch. 9. The Settlement Pattern, Its Population, and Government --
Ch. 10. Quality and Disgrace in the Regional Environment --
Ch. 11. The Expanding Tourist Industry --
Ch. 12. The Falls and Their Vicinity: A Changing Landscape --
Ch. 13. The Niagara Boundary: A Retrospective Appreciation.
Responsibility: John N. Jackson, with John Burtniak and Gregory P. Stein.

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"This in-depth regional study of the Niagara Frontier traces the evolution of landscape and patterns of settlement on both sides of the Niagara River extending from St. Catharines, Ontario, to Lockport, New York. This significant region, astride an international frontier, both unites and separates Canadian and American territories bordering the Niagara River."--Jacket.

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