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Inhaltsangabe: Human settlement of the Lower Mississippi River Valleyespecially in New Orleans, the regions largest metropolishas produced profound and dramatic environmental change. From prehistoric midden building to late-twentieth century industrial pollution, Transforming New Orleans vironmental changes brought about by the disruption of the natural setting.
This new text follows the trials of native and colonial settlers as they struggled to shape the environment to fit the needs of urbanization. It demonstrates how the Mississippi River, while providing great avenues for commerce, transportation, and colonization also presented the regions greatest threat to urban centers, and details how engineers set about taming the mighty river. Also featured is an analysis of the impact of modern New Orleans upon the surrounding rural parishes and tal history and urban studies, and for those readers interested in the human impact on nature.
Inhaltsangabe: This text makes a contribution to our understanding of the history of industry in America, in terms of the shaping of society, locality and region, and of the state of labour in the USA. The author provides a detailed business biography of Henry Clay Frick, one of the leading entrepreneurs in American heavy industry during the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
Buchbeschreibung University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. Buchzustand: Good. 1st. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP69995542
Buchbeschreibung University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. Buchzustand: Very Good. 1st. N/A. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP58614630
Buchbeschreibung University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0822938898
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97808229388974.0
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Buchbeschreibung University of Pittsburgh Press, U.S.A., 1996. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. 426 pages. Size: 8vo - otver 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 610846
Buchbeschreibung University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburg, PA, 1996. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. "Drawing on Frick's personal and business papers, as well as the records of the H. C. Frick Coal & Coke Company, the Carnegie Steel Company, and the U. S. Steel Corporation, Warren provides a wealth of new insights into Frick's relationship with such contemporaries as Carnegie, J. P. Morgan, Charles Schwab, and Elbert Gary." Ships same or next business day. Book and dust jacket have minor edge and shelf wear; otherwise, free from major defect. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 426 pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 56451
Buchbeschreibung University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995. HRD. Buchzustand: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Buchnummer des Verkäufers CE-9780822938897
Buchbeschreibung University of Pittsburgh Press:, 1996. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Fine-. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine-. 426 pages. "A detailed, carefully wrought business biography of Heny Clay Frick and as much a history of the steel industry in general and the development of Carnegie Steel and the United States Steel Corporation, in particular, as it is a traditional 'life' of Frick." FINE- HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 026437
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