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Author Larkin, Janet Dorothy,
Title Overcoming Niagara : canals, commerce, and tourism in the Niagara-Great Lakes borderland region, 1792-1837 / Janet Dorothy Larkin.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2018]

Author Larkin, Janet Dorothy,
Subject Canals -- New York (State) -- Niagara Frontier -- History -- 18th century.
Canals -- New York (State) -- Niagara Frontier -- History -- 19th century.
Tourism -- New York (State) -- Niagara Frontier -- History.
Borderlands -- Niagara Falls Region (N.Y. and Ont.) -- History.
Borderlands -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- History.
Niagara Frontier (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- History.
Niagara Frontier (N.Y.) -- Description and travel.
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- History.
Welland Canal (Ont.) -- History.
Oswego Canal (N.Y.) -- History.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The "Greatest display in nature" : the Niagara-Great Lakes borderland region before the War of 1812 -- "As irresistible as the 'cataract of Niagara'" : the Erie Canal and the promises of the North American canal age -- "A salutary and desirable competition" : New York State influence in the building of the first Welland Canal -- The Oswego Canal : "One of the great travelling and commercial thoroughfares" -- "The great wonder of the canal."
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ISBN 9781438468259 (electronic bk.)
1438468253 (electronic bk.)
9781438468235 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
OCLC # 975999068
Additional Format Print version: Larkin, Janet Dorothy. Overcoming Niagara. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2018] 9781438468235 (DLC) 2017008959

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