Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation

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The building of the Erie Canal, like the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Panama Canal, is one of the greatest and most riveting stories of American ingenuity. Best-selling author Peter Bernstein presents the story of the canal's construction against the larger tableau of America in the first quarter-century of the 1800s. Examining the social, political, and economic ramifications of this mammoth project, Bernstein demonstrates how the canal's creation helped prevent the dismemberment of the American empire and ...

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Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation
2006, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393327953

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2005, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

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