Transcontinental America, 1850-1915 A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History

ISBN-10: 0300082908
ISBN-13: 9780300082906
Edition: 2000
Authors: D. W. Meinig
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Description: In this 3rd volume on America's development, Meinig begins with the problem of building the Pacific railway. He examines the settlement of the American West, the imperial South, and considers America's imperial pressures upon Canada and Mexico.

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List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 4/10/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 458
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

In this 3rd volume on America's development, Meinig begins with the problem of building the Pacific railway. He examines the settlement of the American West, the imperial South, and considers America's imperial pressures upon Canada and Mexico.

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Articulation: Binding the Coasts Together
Prologue
Forging the Iron Bond
Dominion: The Emergence of American Wests
Prologue
Delineating the New West
California
Southern California
Oregon and the Pacific Northwest
Zion, Deseret, and Utah
New Mexico: Hispano, Indian, Anglo
The Colorado Complex
The Rest of the West
Indians and Empire
American Wests--American Domain
Consolidation: Structuring an American Nation
Prologue
A Re-United States
New Economic Regions
Railroads: The Contest for Territory
Populations and Peoples
Systems and Symbols
Spheres: American Influence and Outreach
Prologue
Canada and Continentalism
Mexico and an American Mediterranean
Hawaii and an American Pacific
Panama and Transcontinental Completion
Sources of Quotations
Bibliography
Index

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