9780870623554

Navigating the Missouri: Steamboating on Nature's Highway, 1819-1935

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  • ISBN13:

    9780870623554

  • ISBN10:

    0870623559

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-30
  • Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr

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Summary

The complete history of steamboating on the Missouri River

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. 9
Prefacep. 11
Acknowledgmentsp. 13
Nature's Highwayp. 17
The Lure of Technologyp. 33
Establishment of the Steamboat Trade, 1820-1836p. 59
The Booming Trade, 1837-1845p. 85
The Expanding Frontier, 1846-1854p. 117
Railroads and New Frontiers, 1855-1860p. 159
The War Yearsp. 193
Ho! For the Mountainsp. 229
New Railheads on the Upper Missourip. 259
The Upper River Boom, 1873-1879p. 283
End of Long Hauls on the Upper River, 1880-1887p. 323
The Last Yearsp. 347
Value of the U.S. Dollar from 1820 to 1930p. 389
Notesp. 391
Bibliographyp. 427
Indexp. 449
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