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Going Places: Transportation Redefines the Twentieth-Century West


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März 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

How trains, cars, and planes helped tame and transform the American West.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface and Acknowledgements Prologue: The View from 29,000 Feet and Below Chapter One: Transportation Corridors Transform the West Chapter Two: When Railroads Ruled Chapter Three: Copper Connections and the Last Transcontinental Railroad Chapter Four: Roads Stretching from Farm to Market, but Seldom Beyond Chapter Five: The Emergence of New Corridors of Power Chapter Six: The Twentieth Century Transportation Revolution Chapter Seven: The New Overland Route Chapter Eight: Hard Choices for Hard Times Chapter Nine: Is this Trip Necessary? The Impact of World War II Chapter Ten: Auto Euphoria and Other Post-War Enthusiasms Chapter Eleven:The Sky's the Limit Chapter Twelve:Reinventing the Railroads Conclusion:The Space of Place Chapter Notes Sources and Suggestions for Further Reading

Portrait

Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes is the St. Louis Mercantile Library Endowed Professor of Transportation Studies and the West at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
EAN: 9780253342027
ISBN: 0253342023
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 448 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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