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North America : the historical geography of a changing continent

Author: Thomas F McIlwraith; Edward K Muller
Publisher: Lanham [u.a.] : Rowman & Littlefield, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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This volume offers a comprehensive historical overview of the formation and growth of North American regions from European exploration and colonization to the later 20th century. It explores themes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F McIlwraith; Edward K Muller
ISBN: 0742500187 9780742500181 0742500195 9780742500198
OCLC Number: 248646178
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XII, 500 S : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Part 1 Part I: Introduction Chapter 2 The North American Past: Retrospect and Prospect Part 3 Part II: Colonization: 1490s-1770s Chapter 4 European Encounters: Discovery and Exploration Chapter 5 The Spanish Borderlands Chapter 6 France in North America Chapter 7 The Colonial Origins of Anglo-America Chapter 8 Colonial America in the Eighteenth Century Part 9 Part III: Expansion: 1780s-1860s Chapter 10 The Geographical Dimensions of a New Nation, 1780s-1820s Chapter 11 Beyond the Appalachians, 1815-1860 Chapter 12 The Northeast and Regional Integration, 1800-1860 Chapter 13 British North America, 1763-1867 Part 14 Part IV: Consolidation: 1860s-1920s Chapter 15 Settling the Great Plains, 1850-1930 Chapter 16 The Far West, 1840-1920 Chapter 17 Population Growth, Migration and Urbanization, 1860-1920 Chapter 18 The National Integration of Regional Economies, 1860-1920 Chapter 19 The Progress of American Urbanism, 1860-1930 Chapter 20 Realizing the Idea of Canada Part 21 Part V: Reorganization: 1930s and Onward Chapter 22 America between the Wars Chapter 23 The Twentieth Century American City Chapter 24 The Other America: Changes in Rural America during the Twentieth Century Chapter 25 Canadian Cities in a North American Context Part 26 Part VI: Conclusion Chapter 27 Historical Geography since 1983 Chapters 28 Sources for Recreating the North American Past
Responsibility: ed. by Thomas F. McIlwraith and Edward K. Muller.

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Enlightening and frequently eye-opening... This book demonstrates the vital role North American places played in shaping historical forces. Professors may profit significantly by carefully Read more...

 
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