Hudson

Hudson

America's River

eBook - 2008
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Frances F. Dunwell presents a rich portrait of the Hudson and of the visionary people whose deep relationship with the river inspires changes in American history and culture. Lavishly illustrated with color plates of Hudson River School paintings, period engravings, and glass plate photography, The Hudson captures the spirit of the river through the eyes of its many admirers. It shows the crucial role of the Hudson in the shaping of Manhattan, the rise of the Empire State, and the trajectory of world trade and global politics, as well as the river's influence on art and architecture, engineering, and conservation.
Publisher: New York :, Columbia University Press,, 2008
©2008
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780231509961
Characteristics: 1 online resource (403 pages) :,illustrations (some color), maps
Additional Contributors: NC Live eBook Central

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