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The Resource Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider

Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider

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Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history
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Old Man River
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the Mississippi River in North American history
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Paul Schneider
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A fascinating account of how the Mississippi River shaped America
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Title
Old Man River
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Traces the history of the Mississippi from its origins in the deep geologic past to the present to tell the story of the river at the center of America's rich history and the site of historical and literary significance
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10217194
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DLC
Dewey number
977
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F351
LC item number
.S345 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider
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Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider
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"A John Macrae book."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-379) and index
Contents
The American watershed -- River of giants : continents collide, glaciers recede, mastodons bellow, and humans arrive. Ice on the rocks ;The Missouri leviathan ; Bones and stones ; Broken arrows ; Mammoth season -- River of mounds : the rise and fall, and rise and fall, and rise of Native America. Among the effigies ; Poverty point ; 60,000 pearls ; The Mississippian moment ; The great serpent -- River of fortune : the Spanish exit, the French arrive, the Iroquois take action. Bonjour Great Khan ; In the Iroquois longhouse ; The American bottom ; The Illinois country ; Adrift ; The incomparable La Salle ; Nous sommes tous sauvages ; The wrath ; If the river don't rise -- River of empires : the English enter, the French exit, the Iroquois negotiate, and the Americans take over. The scramble for the Forks ; The half king ; Adieu New France ; The American watershed ; Allegheny mornings -- Life on the Mississippi : flatboats and keelboats, steamboats and showboats, songsters and soul drivers. Down a lazy river ; I long to see you ; Up the wicked river ; All aboard ; Down below -- River of blood : Lincoln and Davis, New Orleans and Vicksburg, victory and defeat. Blood on the tracks ; Anaconda ; Up in flames -- On the Lake of the Engineers : floods rise, levees rise, dams rise, while mountains fall and grasses sink. The mouth ; All the lists of clay ; Old Man River
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 394 pages
Isbn
9780805091366
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012049786
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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