The National Road / edited by Karl Raitz ; project director and director of photography, George F. Thompson ; cartography by Gyula Pauer

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Subjects: Cumberland Road--History
United States Highway 40--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1996
Series: road and American culture
LC Classification: H, HE
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
1. The Landscapes of Mobility / Peirce Lewis 3
2. The Face of the Country / Karl Raitz 45
Portfolio: The American Highway in Art / Thomas J. Schlereth 73
3. The Idea of a National Road / Joseph S. Wood 93
4. Surveying and Building the Road / Billy Joe Peyton 123
5. Extending the Road West / Gregory S. Rose 159
6. Adapting the Road to New Transport Technology / Craig E. Colten 193
7. Travelers' Impressions of the National Road / John A. Jakle 227
8. The Road as a Corridor for Ideas / Hubert G. H. Wilhelm 256
9. The US 40 Roadside / Karl Raitz 285
10. The Interstate 70 Landscape / Richard H. Schein 319
11. Never a Stationary Highway / Grady Clay, Karl Raitz 351
12. Preserving the National Road Landscape / Glenn A. Harper 376
Coda: Access and Landscape / Karl Raitz, Grady Clay 415
Appendix. Historic Archaeology and the National Road 419
A Chronology of Contextual Events 423
Notes 429
References 447
Contributors 471
Index 475
Additional Authors: Raitz, Karl B
Thompson, George F
Notes: LCCN: 95040321
ISBN: 0801851556 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-469) and index
Physical Description: xviii, 489 p.: ill. ; 26 cm
OCLC Number: 33104162
ISBN/ISSN: 0801851556

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