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The Resource Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White

Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White

Label
Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
Title
Railroaded
Title remainder
the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Richard White
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A new, incisive history of the transcontinental railroads and how they transformed America in the decades after the Civil War
Writing style
Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
385609
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Richard
Dewey number
385.0973/09034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2751
LC item number
.W55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Land settlement
  • National characteristics, American
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the transcontinentals and the making of modern America
Label
Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Genesis -- A railroad life : H. K. Thomas -- Annus horribilis : 1873 -- A railroad life : William Hyde -- Friends -- A railroad life : Elias C. Boudinot -- Spatial politics -- A railroad life : Alfred A. Cohen -- Kilkenny cats -- Mise en scène : labor in nature -- Men in octopus suits -- Working men -- A railroad life : William Mahl -- Workingmen -- A railroad life : William Pinkerton -- Looking backward -- Mise en scène : the death of Johanna Grogan -- Collapse -- Mise en scène : reading the newspapers -- Strike -- Mise en scène : following the detectives -- Creative destruction -- Mise en scène : Wovoka -- Epilogue -- Conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxix, 660 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061260
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010-54054
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm668194893
  • 4479-37260
  • (OCoLC)668194893
  • (OCoLC)ocn668194893
  • (OCoLC)668194893
  • (OUa)vtls000794779
  • (OCoLC)ocn668194893
Label
Railroaded : the transcontinentals and the making of modern America, Richard White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Genesis -- A railroad life : H. K. Thomas -- Annus horribilis : 1873 -- A railroad life : William Hyde -- Friends -- A railroad life : Elias C. Boudinot -- Spatial politics -- A railroad life : Alfred A. Cohen -- Kilkenny cats -- Mise en scène : labor in nature -- Men in octopus suits -- Working men -- A railroad life : William Mahl -- Workingmen -- A railroad life : William Pinkerton -- Looking backward -- Mise en scène : the death of Johanna Grogan -- Collapse -- Mise en scène : reading the newspapers -- Strike -- Mise en scène : following the detectives -- Creative destruction -- Mise en scène : Wovoka -- Epilogue -- Conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxix, 660 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061260
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010-54054
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm668194893
  • 4479-37260
  • (OCoLC)668194893
  • (OCoLC)ocn668194893
  • (OCoLC)668194893
  • (OUa)vtls000794779
  • (OCoLC)ocn668194893

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