Abraham Lincoln's world : how riverboats, railroads, and Republicans transformed America / Thomas Crump

Author(s): Crump, Thomas
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Subjects: United States--History--1849-1877
United States--Politics and government--1849-1877
United States--Civilization--1783-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: 1. The American Scene in 1809 1
2. The American Riverboat 21
3. The British Connection 35
4. Spanish America: Independence and the Monroe Doctrine 51
5. Illinois: Land of Lincoln 73
6. King Cotton 95
7. The Missouri Compromise 109
8. Railroads 125
9. California Strikes Gold 139
10. Washington: 1847-1849 163
11. Bleeding Kansas 183
12. Republicans and Rebels 213
Endnotes 239
Bibliography 259
Index 263
Notes: LCCN: 2009293708
ISBN: 9781847250575 (hbk.)
ISBN: 1847250572 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-262) and index
Physical Description: xv, 272 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 276227139
ISBN/ISSN: 9781847250575
1847250572

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