James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest

James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest

by Albro Martin, A. Martin
     
 

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James J. Hill (1838-1916), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States. In this splendid biography, Martin, the first researcher to have access to Hill's voluminous correspondence, richly portrays a man of many parts: an entrepreneur, a family man, a collector of notable French paintings, a promoter of scientific

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James J. Hill (1838-1916), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States. In this splendid biography, Martin, the first researcher to have access to Hill's voluminous correspondence, richly portrays a man of many parts: an entrepreneur, a family man, a collector of notable French paintings, a promoter of scientific agriculture, and a booster for the Northwest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873512619
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
05/28/1991
Series:
Borealis Bks.
Pages:
676
Sales rank:
841,661
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)

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