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The Resource Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider

Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider

Label
Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history
Title
Old Man River
Title remainder
the Mississippi River in North American history
Statement of responsibility
Paul Schneider
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fascinating account of how the Mississippi River shaped America
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schneider, Paul
Dewey number
977
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F351
LC item number
.S345 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mississippi River
  • River life
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • North America
  • River life
  • Mississippi River
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • North America
  • United States
  • Mississippi River
Label
Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A John Macrae book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-379) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Prelude: The American watershed -- Book one. River of giants : continents collide, glaciers recede, mastodons bellow, and humans arrive -- Ice on the rocks -- The Missouri leviathan -- Bones and stones -- Broken arrows -- Mammoth season -- Book two. River of mounds -- The rise and fall, and rise and fall, and rise of Native America -- Among the effigies -- Poverty point -- 60,000 pearls -- The Mississippian moment -- The great serpent -- Book three. River of fortune -- The Spanish exit, the French arrive, the Iroquois take action -- Bonjour Great Khan -- In the Iroquois longhouse -- The American bottom -- The Illinois Country -- Adrift -- The incomparable La Salle -- Nous sommes tous sauvages -- The wrath -- If the river don't rise -- Book four. River of empires -- The English enter, the French exit, the Iroquois negotiate, and the Americans take over -- The scramble for the Forks -- The half king -- Adieu New France -- The American watershed -- Allegheny mornings -- Book five. Life on the Mississippi -- Flatboats and keelboats, steamboats and showboats, songsters and soul drivers -- Down a lazy river -- I long to see you -- Up the wicked river -- All aboard -- Down below -- Book six. River of blood -- Lincoln and Davis, New Orleans and Vicksburg, victory and defeat -- Blood on the tracks -- Anaconda -- Up in flames -- Book seven. On the lake of the engineers -- Floods rise, levees rise, dams rise, while mountains fall and grasses sink -- The mouth -- All the lists of clay -- Old Man River
Control code
ocn822971529
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 394 pages
Isbn
9780805091366
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012049786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805091366
  • (OCoLC)822971529
Label
Old Man River : the Mississippi River in North American history, Paul Schneider
Publication
Note
"A John Macrae book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-379) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Prelude: The American watershed -- Book one. River of giants : continents collide, glaciers recede, mastodons bellow, and humans arrive -- Ice on the rocks -- The Missouri leviathan -- Bones and stones -- Broken arrows -- Mammoth season -- Book two. River of mounds -- The rise and fall, and rise and fall, and rise of Native America -- Among the effigies -- Poverty point -- 60,000 pearls -- The Mississippian moment -- The great serpent -- Book three. River of fortune -- The Spanish exit, the French arrive, the Iroquois take action -- Bonjour Great Khan -- In the Iroquois longhouse -- The American bottom -- The Illinois Country -- Adrift -- The incomparable La Salle -- Nous sommes tous sauvages -- The wrath -- If the river don't rise -- Book four. River of empires -- The English enter, the French exit, the Iroquois negotiate, and the Americans take over -- The scramble for the Forks -- The half king -- Adieu New France -- The American watershed -- Allegheny mornings -- Book five. Life on the Mississippi -- Flatboats and keelboats, steamboats and showboats, songsters and soul drivers -- Down a lazy river -- I long to see you -- Up the wicked river -- All aboard -- Down below -- Book six. River of blood -- Lincoln and Davis, New Orleans and Vicksburg, victory and defeat -- Blood on the tracks -- Anaconda -- Up in flames -- Book seven. On the lake of the engineers -- Floods rise, levees rise, dams rise, while mountains fall and grasses sink -- The mouth -- All the lists of clay -- Old Man River
Control code
ocn822971529
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 394 pages
Isbn
9780805091366
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012049786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805091366
  • (OCoLC)822971529

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