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Description - The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History by D. W. Meinig

In this third volume of his acclaimed series, D. W. Meinig offers a riveting account of the expanding country's development from mid-nineteenth century to the onset of World War I. Beginning with the struggle over where to build the Pacific railway, the book details the settlement of the American West, the nation's increasing consolidation, and America's imperialist efforts in the Caribbean and Pacific. Forty superb new maps accompany this account.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300082906
ISBN-10: 0300082908
Format: Paperback
Pages: 458
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 10-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - D. W. Meinig

D.W. Meinig is Maxwell Research Professor of Geography at Syracuse University and the author of Atlantic America, vol. 1 (ISBN 0 300 03882 8 pb. #20.00) and Continental America, vol. 2 (ISBN 0 300 06290 7 pb. #16.00) of The Shaping of America series.

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