Analyzes the nineteenth century canal age in the Niagara-Great Lakes borderland region as a transnational phenomenon.
|Publisher:||State University of New York Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Janet Dorothy Larkin has taught history at several colleges and universities and specializes in early nineteenth-century American history with a focus on the United States–Canada borderland.
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2. The “Greatest Display in Nature”: The Niagara−Great Lakes Borderland Region before the War of 1812
3. “As Irresistible as the ‘Cataract of Niagara’ ”: The Erie Canal and the Promises of the North American Canal Age
4. “A Salutary and Desirable Competition”: New York State Influence in the Building of the First Welland Canal
5. The Oswego Canal: “One of the Great Traveling and Commercial Thoroughfares”
6. “The Great Wonder of the Canal”