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The Routledge Historical Atlas of American Railroads (Routledge Atlases of American History)

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Synopsis:

With 50 full-color original maps, and a keen and perceptive text, the preeminent historian of US railways has created an illustrated atlas that will delight general history readers and railroad fans alike. From the construction of the first US railroads in the 1830s to the advent of Amtrak, this outstanding work explores the revolutionary geographical expansion and rapid acceleration of American life made possible by the people who built, operated and rode the US railway systems. The Routledge Historical Atlas of American Railroads traverses some of the most exciting thoroughfares in our history and culture, and offers a unique view of young America. Anyone interested in the people and events that shaped the US, general readers, students and all railroad fans will make this a new standard work. Also inlcludes 50 color maps.

Synopsis:

With 50 full-colour original maps, this historian of US railways has created an illustrated atlas that should appeal general history readers and railroad fans alike.

Description:

3701 Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415921404
Other:
Carnes, Mark C.
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Maps
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
Railroads - History
Subject:
Railroads -- United States -- History -- Maps.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Routledge Atlases of American History Paperback
Series Volume:
100-844
Publication Date:
October 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.99x7.03x.52 in. .80 lbs.

Related Subjects

Transportation » Railroads » General
Transportation » Railroads » North America

The Routledge Historical Atlas of American Railroads (Routledge Atlases of American History)
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Product details 144 pages Routledge - English 9780415921404 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With 50 full-color original maps, and a keen and perceptive text, the preeminent historian of US railways has created an illustrated atlas that will delight general history readers and railroad fans alike. From the construction of the first US railroads in the 1830s to the advent of Amtrak, this outstanding work explores the revolutionary geographical expansion and rapid acceleration of American life made possible by the people who built, operated and rode the US railway systems. The Routledge Historical Atlas of American Railroads traverses some of the most exciting thoroughfares in our history and culture, and offers a unique view of young America. Anyone interested in the people and events that shaped the US, general readers, students and all railroad fans will make this a new standard work. Also inlcludes 50 color maps.
"Synopsis" by , With 50 full-colour original maps, this historian of US railways has created an illustrated atlas that should appeal general history readers and railroad fans alike.
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