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7 edition of Canals for a Nation found in the catalog.

Canals for a Nation

The Canal Era in the United States, 1790-1860

by Ronald E. Shaw

  • 155 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Maritime History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • United States - 18th Century,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • History - General History,
  • Canals,
  • History,
  • Inland navigation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages8
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022123M
    ISBN 100813108152
    ISBN 109780813108155
    OCLC/WorldCa232536176

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Book Description: All but forgotten except as a part of nostalgic lore, American canals during the first half of the nineteenth century provided a transportation network that was vital to the development of the new nation.

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Canals: The making of a Nation by Liz McIvor is a tie-in with a BBC series of the same name, presented by the author.

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The book is a detailed, yet readable, account of the legislation, funding, and building of canals in the United States. After the introductory chapters, the book discusses canals by region.4/5(1). "Give him mm and he'll take a mile (but it's still a brilliant book)" - by Justin Case (UK) If you haven't already got this book and are even remotely interested in canals in Britain, then you need to buy yourself a copy.

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The "captivating" stories behind life on the nation’s canals are to form the centrepiece of a new partnership between the Canal & River Trust and Profile : Natasha Onwuemezi. Canals for a Nation: The Canal Era in the United States, Ronald E. Shaw. All but forgotten except as a part of nostalgic lore, American canals during the first half of the nineteenth century provided a transportation network that was vital to the development of the new nation.

All episodes of Canals: The Making of a Nation. The Boat People. The story of the people who operated the canal boats, carrying goods around the country.Canals - The Making of a Nation Liz McIvor. The Book of the BBC TV series - the untold side of Britain’s history: venture capitalists, the engineers, geological problems, the army of navvies, boatmen and families, etc.

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