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The Railroad and the State

War, Politics, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America
  • 376 Pages
  • 2.80 MB
  • English
Stanford University Press
American history: c 1800 to c 1900, Railway technology & engineering, Warfare & Defence, c 1800 to c 1900, Railroads, History: American, Transportation, United States, USA, Railroads - General, General, Transportation / Railroads / General, History, United States - State & Local - General, 19th century, Industrial mobilization, Military aspects, Railroads and
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7929500M
ISBN 100804742391
ISBN 139780804742399

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