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Author Koeppel, Gerard T., 1957-

Title Bond of Union : building the Erie Canal and the American empire / Gerard Koeppel.

Imprint Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    386 KOE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description vii, 454 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-439) and index.
Contents An American ambition -- The wilderness years (10,000 bc-1805) -- "The effusions of a maniac" (1807-1809) -- Apollo rising -- Erie rise and fall (1810-1815) -- The cause uncrowned -- "The most gigantic undertaking" -- Laying the groundwork -- Securing the middle (1818-1820) -- Eastward ho! (1819-1823) -- How the West was won (1819-1825) -- Ten days that shook New York -- The shadowy remembrance.
Subject Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- History.
ISBN 9780306818271 (alk. paper)
0306818272 (alk. paper)

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