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Author Styran, Roberta M. (Roberta McAfee), 1927-
Title This great national object : building the nineteenth-century Welland canals / Roberta M. Styran and Robert R. Taylor.
Imprint Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2012 (Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2012)

Author Styran, Roberta M. (Roberta McAfee), 1927-
Subject Welland Canal (Ont.) -- History.
Alt Name Taylor, Robert R., 1939-
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 403 pages) : illustrations, maps, digital file
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The great national object -- Choosing the route -- Surveyors, engineers, and contractors -- Digging the ditch -- Creating the lifts -- Managing the water -- Building bridges -- Community relations -- Working on the Welland -- Conflict and survival on the ground -- Into the future.
Summary How "Mr. Merritt's Ditch" became a link in the chain of inland waterways between the Atlantic Ocean and North America's heartland.
ISBN 9780773586901 (electronic bk.)
0773586903 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780773538931
OCLC # 812837224
Additional Format Print version: Songer, Donald R. This Great National Object : Building the Nineteenth-Century Welland Canals. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014

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