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The Industrial Revolution in the upper Illinois Valley

The Industrial Revolution in the upper Illinois Valley

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Published by Committee on Geographical Studies, University of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois River Valley (Ill.),
  • Illinois and Michigan Canal (Ill.) Region,
  • Illinois,
  • Illinois River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial revolution -- Illinois -- Illinois River Valley.,
    • Illinois River Valley (Ill.) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Illinois and Michigan Canal (Ill.) Region -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-298).

      Statementedited by Michael P. Conzen, Glenn M. Richard, and Carl A. Zimring ; contributors, Daniel C. Emery ... [et al.].
      SeriesStudies on the Illinois & Michigan Canal corridor ;, no. 6
      ContributionsConzen, Michael P., Richard, Glenn M., 1966-, Zimring, Carl A., 1969-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.I32 I445 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 298 p. :
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1078169M
      ISBN 100890651418
      LC Control Number94001426
      OCLC/WorldCa29794434

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