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

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

Label
Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
Title
Railroaded
Title remainder
the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Richard White
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A new, incisive history of the transcontinental railroads and how they transformed America in the decades after the Civil War
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
Writing style
Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2011.
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385609
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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White, Richard
Dewey number
385.097309034
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Railroads
  • Land settlement
  • National characteristics, American
Target audience
adult
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the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
Label
Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn668194893
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780393061260
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010054054
System control number
(OCoLC)668194893
Label
Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn668194893
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780393061260
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010054054
System control number
(OCoLC)668194893

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