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Columbia River: Gateway to the West (Images of America)

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Takes readers on a voyage of discovery along the Columbia River and summarizes the history of the Columbia from its "discovery" in 1792 to the modern era of dams. A fast paced narrative and a wealth of color photos, many taken from boats, capture the essence of the historic waterway and its personality as a beautiful and sometimes dangerous river. Published in conjunction with the Columbia River Maritime Museum (the very low price suggests a subsidy). The author teaches history at the University of Idaho. He has compiled a sizeable collection of film images during his voyages along the Columbia and Snake Rivers since 1991.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780893012182
Foreword:
Ostermiller, Jerry L.
Author:
Schwantes, Carlos A.
Author:
Schwantes, Carlos Arnaldo
Author:
Ostermiller, Jerry L.
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Location:
Astoria, Or. :
Subject:
Rivers
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Columbia River
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Images of America
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20000601
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
110
Dimensions:
9.55x10.06x.77 in. 1.80 lbs.

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