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Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire (Paperback)
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Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire (Paperback)

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Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 09/03/2010
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In this elegantly written and far-reaching narrative, acclaimed author Gerard Koeppel tells the astonishing story of the creation of the Erie Canal and the memorable characters who turned a visionary plan into a successful venture. Koeppel's long years of research fill the pages with new findings about the construction of the canal and its enormous impact, providing a unique perspective on America's self perception as an empire destined to expand to the Pacific.

Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
ISBN: 9780306818622
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 666 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 31 mm


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"Booklist," 3/1/09
"[The Erie Canal's] economic impact--vaulting NYC over Philadelphia as the commercial capital of the U.S.--was ably recounted by business historian Peter Bernstein in Wedding of the Waters (2005); Koeppel adds greater emphasis in his narrative to the constellation of promoters and politicians who brought the canal into existence...[A] lively account."

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