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Beautiful Machine: Rivers and the Republican Plan 1755-1825. in dj.

By: SEELYE, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1991,:

Seller ID: 33101


SEELYE, John. Beautiful Machine : Rivers and the Republican Plan 1755-1825.NY: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp 430. 8vo, blue spine with blue board s. "The second volume in Seelye's series on the rivers of America in the American imagination [after Prophetic Waters], Beautiful Machine explores a critical, transitional period in American history, taking as its starting point the French and Indian War- the event that determined domination of North America by an Anglo-American presence- and ending with the opening of theErie Canal- the event that determined the geopolitical alignment that w... View more info