The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 / Edition 1

The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 / Edition 1

by Carol Sheriff
     
 

Winner of Best Manuscript Award from the New York State Historical Association

Artificial River 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

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Winner of Best Manuscript Award from the New York State Historical Association

Artificial River 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809016051
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
625,699
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.74(d)

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