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Artificial River : The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 - 96 edition

Artificial River : The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 (ISBN10: 0809016052; ISBN13: 9780809016051)
ISBN13: 978-0809016051
ISBN10: 0809016052

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0809027538
ISBN10: 0809027534

Summary: Winner of Best Manuscript Award from the New York State Historical Association
This "beautifully written and unpretentious book" (Richard White, Stanford University) reveals the human dimension of the story of the Erie Canal. Carol Sheriff's extensive, innovative archival research shows the varied responses of ordinary people-farmers, businessmen, government officials, tourists, workers-to this major environmental, social, and cultural transformation i
n the early life of the Republic.
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Summary: Winner of Best Manuscript Award from the New York State Historical Association
This "beautifully written and unpretentious book" (Richard White, Stanford University) reveals the human dimension of the story of the Erie Canal. Carol Sheriff's extensive, innovative archival research shows the varied responses of ordinary people-farmers, businessmen, government officials, tourists, workers-to this major environmental, social, and cultural transformation in the early life of the Republic. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Hill and Wang
Year Published: 1996
International: No

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