Always a River, Second edition: The Ohio River and the American Experience

Always a River, Second edition: The Ohio River and the American Experience

by Robert L. Reid
     
 

The ever-changing Ohio River flows through time as well as space, connecting us with the past as it links Pittsburgh with Cincinnati, Cairo, and New Orleans. Always a River views the Ohio through the perspective of history, geography, political science, economics, and literature. Essays by Scott Russell Sanders, John A. Jakle, Hubert G. H. Wilhelm, Michael Allen,

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The ever-changing Ohio River flows through time as well as space, connecting us with the past as it links Pittsburgh with Cincinnati, Cairo, and New Orleans. Always a River views the Ohio through the perspective of history, geography, political science, economics, and literature. Essays by Scott Russell Sanders, John A. Jakle, Hubert G. H. Wilhelm, Michael Allen, Darrel E. Bigham, Leland R. Johnson, and Boyd Keenan tell about the settlement period of the river, its economic importance, the different phases of engineering over a long period of time, and the river as an eco-political system. This revised edition includes a new introduction with a historical overview, as well as an up-to-date map and index.

Indiana University Press

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Forest & Conservation History

"An enjoyable and informative regional vignette of one of our country's most important rivers." —Forest & Conservation History

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"An enjoyable and informative regional vignette of one of our country's most important rivers." —Forest & Conservation History

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253222572
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
10/21/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,044,950
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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