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Canals For A Nation: The Canal Era in the United States, 1790-1860 Paperback – January 26, 1993


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky; Reprint edition (January 26, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813108152
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813108155
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #962,768 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"The standard work on the short-lived American canal era." -- Choice



"His discussion of canal promoters is fascinating. With its excellent maps and engaging writing style, this is an enjoyable and informative read." -- American Historical Review


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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Margie Read VINE VOICE on May 12, 2009
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Somewhere between the American Revolution and the Civil War there is a period of our country's history that is not as well known or recorded. The great era of the canals which for a number of years provided the most used transportation we knew is one of those periods. This book fills the gap by telling this story. From the great Erie Canal and all the songs that it inspired to the Blackstone Canal that ran from Providence to Worcester, Mass. making that inland city a "port city", the building of these great waterways is revealed. The growth of the railroads ended this colorful era but it need not be forgotten. Read this book and learn more about them.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Robert Scott on January 16, 2013
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There are three sorts of history books, mostly pics, good reads, and droning academic texts. This one takes an interesting topic and makes you want to bang your head on the desk in boredom.
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