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

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The story of the Eric Canal is the story of industrial and economic progress between the War of 1812 and the Civil War. The 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. Winner of Best Manuscript Award from the New York State ...

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The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862
1997, Hill & Wang, New York

ISBN-13: 9780809016051

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The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862
1996, Hill & Wang, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780809027538

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