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A history of travel in America

showing the development of travel and transportation from the crude methods of the canoe and the dog-sled to the highly organized railway systems of the present, together with a narrative of the human experiences and changing social conditions that accompanied this economic conquest of the continent

by Dunbar, Seymour

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill Company in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation -- United States -- History,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Seymour Dunbar; with maps, colored plates and other illustrations reproduced from early engravings, original contemporaneous drawings and broadsides ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE203 .D77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13529578M
    LC Control Number12031875
    OCLC/WorldCa1281933


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