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Stairway to empire

Patrick Vincent McGreevy

Stairway to empire

Lockport, the Erie Canal, and the shaping of America

by Patrick Vincent McGreevy

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape changes -- New York (State) -- Lockport -- History,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- New York (State) -- Lockport -- History,
  • Canals -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Landscape changes -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Lockport (N.Y.) -- History,
  • Lockport (N.Y.) -- Geography,
  • Lockport (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditions,
  • Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- History,
  • Niagara Escarpment -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPatrick McGreevy.
    GenreCase studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.L765 M38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16900949M
    ISBN 109781438425276
    LC Control Number2008024766

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