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Wedding of the waters

Peter L. Bernstein

Wedding of the waters

the Erie Canal and the making of a great nation

by Peter L. Bernstein

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erie Canal (N.Y.),
  • United States -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter L. Bernstein.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination448 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273378M
    ISBN 100393052338
    LC Control Number2004022792


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