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The Resource The King's best highway : the lost history of the Boston Post Road, the route that made America, Eric Jaffe

The King's best highway : the lost history of the Boston Post Road, the route that made America, Eric Jaffe

Label
The King's best highway : the lost history of the Boston Post Road, the route that made America
Title
The King's best highway
Title remainder
the lost history of the Boston Post Road, the route that made America
Statement of responsibility
Eric Jaffe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jaffe, Eric
Dewey number
388.10974
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE356.B6
LC item number
J34 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Post roads
  • Post roads
  • Roads
  • Transportation
  • Transportation and state
  • Social change
  • Boston Post Roads
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
The King's best highway : the lost history of the Boston Post Road, the route that made America, Eric Jaffe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. From Indian path to Post Road -- The "ordinary way" -- Of fidelity and fate -- Benjamin Franklin, postman -- Inflammatory papers and tavern politicians -- The general and the blacksmith -- Setting the business in motion -- pt. 2. The railroad as highway -- The great Boston-New York rivalry -- Toward union -- Barnum, Morgan, and New England's "invisible government" -- pt. 3. The nation's road standard -- Colonel Pope and the good roads movement -- "Rocks, ruts, and thank-you-marms" -- Highway Route 1, relocated -- Changing the face of America -- Cruising the BPR
Control code
1231880
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition
Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781416586142
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009051453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1231880
  • (OCoLC)464593163
Label
The King's best highway : the lost history of the Boston Post Road, the route that made America, Eric Jaffe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. From Indian path to Post Road -- The "ordinary way" -- Of fidelity and fate -- Benjamin Franklin, postman -- Inflammatory papers and tavern politicians -- The general and the blacksmith -- Setting the business in motion -- pt. 2. The railroad as highway -- The great Boston-New York rivalry -- Toward union -- Barnum, Morgan, and New England's "invisible government" -- pt. 3. The nation's road standard -- Colonel Pope and the good roads movement -- "Rocks, ruts, and thank-you-marms" -- Highway Route 1, relocated -- Changing the face of America -- Cruising the BPR
Control code
1231880
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition
Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781416586142
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009051453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1231880
  • (OCoLC)464593163

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