The Hudson

The Hudson

America's River

Book - 2008
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Frances F. Dunwell presents a rich portrait of the Hudson and of the visionary people whose deep relationship with the river inspires changes in American history and culture. Lavishly illustrated with color plates of Hudson River School paintings, period engravings, and glass plate photography, The Hudson captures the spirit of the river through the eyes of its many admirers. It shows the crucial role of the Hudson in the shaping of Manhattan, the rise of the Empire State, and the trajectory of world trade and global politics, as well as the river's influence on art and architecture, engineering, and conservation.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2008
ISBN: 9780231136419
0231136412
9780231136402
0231136404
Call Number: 974.73 D9239h 2008
Characteristics: xxiv, 363 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm

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