Bond of Union

Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780786745449

USD: $11.99  /  CAD: $14.99

ON SALE: March 10th 2009

Genre: Nonfiction / History / United States / General


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In this elegantly written and far-reaching narrative, acclaimed author Gerard Koeppel tells the astonishing story of the creation of the Erie Canal and the memorable characters who turned a visionary plan into a successful venture. Koeppel's long years of research fill the pages with new findings about the construction of the canal and its enormous impact, providing a unique perspective on America's self perception as an empire destined to expand to the Pacific.

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