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Railroaded

The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America
White, Richard (Book - 2011 )
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A new, incisive history of the transcontinental railroads and how they transformed America in the decades after the Civil War.
Authors: White, Richard, 1947-
Title: Railroaded
the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xxxix, 660 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Genesis
Annus horribilis : 1873
Friends
Spatial politics
Kilkenny cats
Men in octopus suits
Workingmen
Looking backward
Collapse
Strike
Creative destruction
Summary: A new, incisive history of the transcontinental railroads and how they transformed America in the decades after the Civil War.
ISBN: 9780393061260
0393061264
Branch Call Number: 385.0973 WHITE
Statement of Responsibility: Richard White
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Railroads United States History 19th century Land settlement United States History 19th century National characteristics, American
Topical Term: Railroads
Land settlement
National characteristics, American
LCCN: 2010054054
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