The iron way : railroads, the Civil War, and the making of modern America /

"Beginning with Frederick Douglass's escape from slavery in 1838 on the railroad, and ending with the driving of the golden spike to link the transcontinental railroad in 1869, this book charts a critical period of American expansion and national formation, one largely dominated by the dyn...

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Main Author: Thomas, William G., 1964-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location: Main Stacks

Call Number: 973.71 T368i
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