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Americans on the Move

By: Bourne, Russell
Price: $39.95

Subtitled: A History of Waterways, Railways, and Highways. 133 pages. Copyright 1995 Fulcrum Publishing.
From the dustcover, "Americans became a distinctively mobile society in order to take advantage of the open lands of this vast continent. The construction of turnpikes, canals, railroads, and highways in America is a monumental accomplishment surpassing that of all other previous historic eras".