The Resource Heaven's ditch : God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal, Jack Kelly

Heaven's ditch : God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal, Jack Kelly

Label
Heaven's ditch : God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal
Title
Heaven's ditch
Title remainder
God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal
Statement of responsibility
Jack Kelly
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became the scene of the most striking outburst of imagination in American history. Zealots invented new religions and new modes of living. The Erie Canal made New York the financial capital of America and brought the modern world crashing into the frontier. Men and women saw God face to face, gained and lost fortunes, and reveled in a period of intense spiritual creativity. [This book] illuminates the spiritual and political upheavals along this 'psychic highway' from its opening in 1825 through 1844"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelly, Jack
Dewey number
386/.4809747
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE396.E6
LC item number
K45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Erie Canal (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
Heaven's ditch : God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal, Jack Kelly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 290 pages
Isbn
9781137280091
Lccn
2016003174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (DLC) 2016003174
  • 1530293
Label
Heaven's ditch : God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal, Jack Kelly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 290 pages
Isbn
9781137280091
Lccn
2016003174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (DLC) 2016003174
  • 1530293

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