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The shaping of America : a geographical perspective on 500 years of history

Author: D W Meinig
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1986-<to date>
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study discusses how an immense diversity of ethnic and religious groups became sorted into a set of distinct regional societies in North America.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D W Meinig
ISBN: 0300035489 9780300035483 0300038828 9780300038828 0300056583 9780300056587 0300062907 9780300062908 0300075928 9780300075922 0300082908 9780300082906
OCLC Number: 191123062
Description: volumes 1-<3> : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: V.1. Atlantic America, 1492-1800 --
v.2. Continental America, 1880-1867 --
v.3. Transcontinental America, 1850-1915.
Responsibility: D.W. Meinig.

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"The author of Atlantic America and Continental America gives us another extraordinary book, this one about the impact of the acquisition of a western empire upon the U.S. and how railways 'a Read more...

 
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