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Overcoming Niagara : canals, commerce, and tourism in the Niagara-Great Lakes borderland region, 1792-1837 /
Janet Dorothy Larkin.
imprint
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2018]
description
xvii, 266 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
1438468237, 9781438468235
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imprint
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2018]
isbn
1438468237
9781438468235
contents note
The "Greatest display in nature" : the Niagara-Great Lakes borderland region before the War of 1812 -- "As irresistible as the 'cataract of Niagara'" : the Erie Canal and the promises of the North American canal age -- "A salutary and desirable competition" : New York State influence in the building of the first Welland Canal -- The Oswego Canal : "One of the great travelling and commercial thoroughfares" -- "The great wonder of the canal."
catalogue key
11701337
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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