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Title:
Buffalo-Niagara connections : a new regional history of the Niagara link : geography's impact on the history of Western New York and Ontario's Niagara Peninsula
Author:
Percy, John W.
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Physical Description:
xii, 370 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The Niagara link -- Geology of the Niagara region -- Geography of the Niagara link -- Native Americans -- The French Era -- English interlude -- Preparing for settlement -- Early settlement -- Villages, towns and counties -- The War of 1812: part 1 - invasion repelled -- The War of 1812: part 2 - folly and flames -- The War of 1812: part 3 - a long grey line -- Frontier Phoenix -- Canals redirect the Niagara link -- The Niagara link makes Buffalo the Queen City -- Buffalo becomes a railroad center -- The Niagara link in three more wars -- Industry develops along the Niagara link -- The Golden Era -- Fading glory - assault on the link -- World War II -- Crisis - Buffalo's broken link -- Renaissance - a new link.
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ISBN:
9781878097149
Format :
Book