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Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White

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Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
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Railroaded
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the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
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Richard White
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eng
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A new, incisive history of the transcontinental railroads and how they transformed America in the decades after the Civil War
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Title
Railroaded
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Summary
Describes the role of the transcontinental railroads in the making of modern America during the Gilded Age, discussing the economic panics caused by their debt and how their dependence on donations from the wealthy initiated new forms of corruption
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Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2011.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
385.0973/09034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2751
LC item number
.W55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Richard White
Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Genesis -- Annus horribilis : 1873 -- Friends -- Spatial politics -- Kilkenny cats -- Men in octopus suits -- Workingmen -- Looking backward -- Collapse -- Strike -- Creative destruction
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ocn668194893
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxix, 660 p.
Isbn
9780393061260
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010054054
Other physical details
ill., maps

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