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Rivers in history [electronic resource] : perspectives on waterways in Europe and North America / edited by Christof Mauch and Thomas Zeller
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2008
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 Electronic Book  GB1281 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Rivers -- Europe
Rivers -- North America
Physical Description viii, 229 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-218) and index
Contents Rivers in history and historiography : an introduction / Christof Mauch, Thomas Zeller -- "Time is a violent torrent" : constructing and reconstructing rivers in modern German history / David Blackbourn -- From Parisian river to national waterway : the social functions of the Seine, 1750-1850 / Isabelle Backouche -- Pittsburgh's three rivers : from industrial infrastructure to environmental asset / Timothy M. Collins, Edward K. Muller, Joel A. Tarr -- The cultural and hydrological development of the Mississippi and Volga rivers / Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted -- River Diking and reclamation in the Alpine Piedmont : the case of the Isère / Jacky Girel -- Holding the line : pollution, power, and rivers in Yorkshire and the Ruhr, 1850-1990 / Charles E. Closmann -- Saving the Rhine : water, ecology, and Heimat in post-World War II Germany / Thomas Lekan -- Postwar perceptions of German rivers : a study of the Lech as energy source, nature preserve, and tourist attraction / Ute Hasenöhrl -- Viewing the Gilded Age River : photography and tourism along the Wisconsin Dells / Steven Hoelscher
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet
Series History of the urban environment
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author Mauch, Christof
Zeller, Thomas, 1966-
American Council of Learned Societies

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