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Wedding of the waters : the Erie Canal and the making of a great nation

Author: Peter L Bernstein
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The account of how the Erie Canal forever changed the course of American history"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Bernstein
ISBN: 0393052338 9780393052336
OCLC Number: 56614386
Description: 448 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Smooth sailing --
Hudson's wrong turn --
Washington's pivot --
Canal maniacs --
"A canal to the moon" --
The sublime spectacle --
The extravagant proposal --
The expedition --
War and peace --
The shower of gold --
Digging the ditch --
Boom, bust, bonds --
Rude invective --
Unwearied zeal --
A noble work --
The pageant of power --
The wedding of the waters --
No charge for births --
The prodigious artery --
The granary of the world.
Responsibility: Peter L. Bernstein.
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The first great macroengineering venture of American history, the building of the Erie Canal, is presented in detail this title, combining political figures and historical detail to tie in with  Read more...

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