Americans and their land : the house built on abundance / Anne Mackin

Author(s): Mackin, Anne
Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Land use--United States--History
Land tenure--United States--History
Democracy--United States--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2006
LC Classification: H, HD
Notes: LCCN: 2006008014
ISBN: 0472115561 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780472115563 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-246) and index
Contents: Perpetual growth in the land of abundance -- Land as property (colonial America: carving up heaven) -- Land : the early bird special -- "For the enriching of themselves" -- Home is where the regulations are -- "Another civil war" -- Land and well-being (early nationhood: from family farm to city) -- Owning Ohio -- Early Ohio and the fate of the family farm -- Cleveland : the industrial city -- Tom Johnson and Henry George -- A home of one's own -- The rising price of the American dream -- Land and enterprise (the late frontier: the race for resources) -- Land and livelihood in the West -- The Dakotas -- Watering the West -- Americans and their land
Physical Description: xi, 251 p. : maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 64595912
ISBN/ISSN: 0472115561

Miami University Libraries | 151 South Campus Avenue | Oxford, Ohio 45056 | 513.529.4141 | Miami University | myMiami | Staff Area