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The Resource The men who united the states : America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible, Simon Winchester

The men who united the states : America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible, Simon Winchester

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The men who united the states : America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible
Title
The men who united the states
Title remainder
America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Illuminates the men who toiled to discover, connect and bond the citizenry and geography of the U.S. from its beginnings and ponders whether the historic work of uniting the States has succeeded and to what degree
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Explorers
  • Inventors
  • Inventions
  • Nationalism
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Technological innovations
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The men who united the states : America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-449) and index
Contents
When America's story was dominated by wood, 1785-1805 -- When America's story went beneath the earth, 1809-1901 -- When America's story traveled by water, 1803-1900 -- When the American story was fanned by fire, 1811-1956 -- When the American story was told through metal, 1835-tomorrow
Control code
sky255814071
Dimensions
24cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 463 p.
Isbn
9780062079602
Lccn
bl2013037392
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The men who united the states : America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible, Simon Winchester
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-449) and index
Contents
When America's story was dominated by wood, 1785-1805 -- When America's story went beneath the earth, 1809-1901 -- When America's story traveled by water, 1803-1900 -- When the American story was fanned by fire, 1811-1956 -- When the American story was told through metal, 1835-tomorrow
Control code
sky255814071
Dimensions
24cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 463 p.
Isbn
9780062079602
Lccn
bl2013037392
Other physical details
ill., maps

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