Internal Improvements in Antebellum North Carolina

Internal Improvements in Antebellum North Carolina

by Alan D. Watson


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Examines state-funded transportation improvements from the early years of the nineteenth century to the start of the Civil War. Individual chapters are devoted to roads, bridges, inland navigation, canals, inlets, railroads, and steam navigation. This book is available in an eBook edition under the title Transportation in Antebellum North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865263000
Publisher: North Carolina Office of Archives and History
Publication date: 01/01/2002
Series: Agriculture and Technology in North Carolina Series
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Alan D. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. One of North Carolina's most prolific historians, he has authored more than fifteen books and numerous articles on various topics in the Tar Heel State's colonial and revolutionary history.

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