Historical geography of the United States, by Ralph H. Brown, under the editorship of J. Russell Whitaker.

; Whitaker, J. Russell (Joe Russell), 1900- editor
New York, Harcourt, Brace [1948] .

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Other Authors Whitaker, J. Russell 1900-
Subjects États-Unis - Géographie historique.
États-Unis -- Géographie historique.
Historical geography.
Historische Geographie.
USA.
United States -- Historical geography.
United States.
Description viii, 596 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Copyright Date [1948]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-571).
Contents Preface -- Part One: The colonization period -- Early geography: fact and fancy -- Taking possession of the land -- Making land and sea productive -- Filling up the land: French and English settlements -- Filling up the land: Spanish settlement in Florida and the far west -- Part Two: The Atlantic seaborad at the opening of the nineteenth century -- The land: a general view -- The sea: its industries and commerce -- Regional studies: the south -- Regional studies: the north -- Frontiers of the seaboard states and the St. Lawrence valley -- Part Three: The Ohio Rriver and lower Great Lakes regions, to 1830 -- A general view of the land -- People in the land: the state of Ohio -- People in the land: down-river country -- Travel and trade on the Ohio River and canals to the Great Lakes -- Detroit and southeastern Michigan -- Part Four: The new Northwest, 1820-1870 -- The upper lakes country: fur trade, mining industries, and forest exploitation -- From mining to farming in southern Wisconsin -- Minnesota: territory and state -- The United States in 1870 -- Part Five: The great plains and bordering regions, to 1870 -- The great plains region: what it was, and what it was thought to be -- Passage across the plains: routes of trade and migration -- Settlement in the central and northern plains -- Texas: farming frontier and cattle kingdom -- Gold in the hills and water on the plains: Colorado -- Part Six: From the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific coast, to 1870 -- The Oregon country: inland empire and coastal valleys -- The Great Basin and the arid Southwest -- Report on California: I. San Francisco and its hinterland -- Report on California: II. Southern valleys and Sierras -- Regoinal settlement: a panorama.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)421750
(OCoLC)ocm00421750
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Brown, Ralph H. 1898-1948.
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