The Industrial Revolution in the Upper Illinois Valley (Studies on the Illinois & Michigan Canal Corridor ; No. 6) by Michael P. Conzen

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  • Illinois and Michigan Canal (Ill.) Region,
  • Illinois River Valley,
  • General,
  • History - General History,
  • Industries - General,
  • Illinois,
  • Industrial revolution,
  • Illinois River Valley (Ill.),
  • Economic conditions

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages298
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Open LibraryOL8216841M
ISBN 100890651418
ISBN 109780890651414

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