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Baker & Taylor Recounts how the American urge to keep moving has influenced the development of transportation
With rare photographs from the Library of Congress, this history of U.S. transportation highlights the importance of mobility to the American way of life.
Book News Bourne traces the history of transportation in America from the years before the American Revolution to the present. Illustrating the text with rare archival photographs, drawings, and maps, he describes the inventions, myths, and politics behind the creation of a national road system, westward expansion, and the dream of an ever-more mobile society. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Blackwell North Amer
In Americans on the Move, Russell Bourne traces the history of transportation in America from the colonial years before the American Revolution to the present. This book, which includes rare photographs and maps from the Library of Congress (many of which have never been seen before by the public), explores the inventions, enthusiasms, and myths that have kept Americans on the move.