The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History, Volume 3: Transcontinental America, 1850-1915

The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History, Volume 3: Transcontinental America, 1850-1915

by D. W. Meinig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300082908

ISBN-13: 9780300082906

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this third volume of his acclaimed series, D. W. Meinig offers a riveting account of the expanding country's development from mid-nineteenth century to the onset of World War I. Beginning with the struggle over where to build the Pacific railway, the book details the settlement of the American West, the nation's increasing consolidation, and America's imperialist…  See more details below

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In this third volume of his acclaimed series, D. W. Meinig offers a riveting account of the expanding country's development from mid-nineteenth century to the onset of World War I. Beginning with the struggle over where to build the Pacific railway, the book details the settlement of the American West, the nation's increasing consolidation, and America's imperialist efforts in the Caribbean and Pacific. Forty superb new maps accompany the account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300082906
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Series:
Shaping of America Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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