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Always a River: The Ohio River and the American Experience

By: Robert L Reid

280 pages, 23 b/w illus, map

Indiana University Press

Paperback | Dec 2010 | Edition: 2 | #186981 | ISBN-13: 9780253222572
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About this book

This book views the Ohio River through the perspective of history, geography, political science, economics and literature examining its economic importance, the different phases of engineering and the river as an eco-political system.

The revised edition includes a new introduction with a historical overview, as well as an up-to-date map and index.

An enjoyable and informative regional vignette of one of our country's most important rivers. -Forest & Conservation History


Contents

Contents
Foreword - Kenneth L. Gladish
Acknowledgments - Robert L. Reid
New Introduction for the Second Edition - Robert L. Reid
The Force of Moving Water - Scott Russell Sanders
The Ohio Valley Revisited: Images from Nicholas Cresswell and Reuben Gold Thwaites - John A. Jakle
Settlement and Selected Landscape Imprints in the Ohio Valley - Hubert G. H. Wilhelm
The Ohio River: Artery of Movement - Michael Allen
River of Opportunity: Economic Consequences of the Ohio - Darrel E. Nigham
Engineering the Ohio - Leland R. Johnson
An Ecopolitical System of Global Significance - Boyd Keenan
Notes on the Illustrations
Selected Bibliography
Notes on the Contributors
Index

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