Passage to Union: How the Railroads Transformed American Life, 1829-1929

Sarah H. Gordon (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.95
Publisher
Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Publish Date
October 01, 1998
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.96 X 9.06 X 1.1 inches | 1.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781566632188

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About the Author

Sarah Gordon teaches American history at the Tikvah High School for Girls and Quinnipiac College, both in Connecticut.

Reviews

A quite wonderful book...richly textured and intellectually stimulating.--Elizabeth Blackmur "Columbia University "
Continually intriguing and particularly rich...layered.--Michael Kennedy "Chicago Tribune "
One of the best accounts I have read of the railroad in America. It blends history, technology, business, and social concerns to achieve a total perspective.--James F. Goodwin, former president, Connecticut Central Railroad "Columbia University "
A compelling argument.--Journal of Southern History
Engaging and nicely written, with a definitive and sustained point of view.--Virginia Quarterly Review