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↦ Kindle Read ᠖ Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America For Free ⇉ Author Richard White ∤ ↦ Kindle Read ᠖ Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America For Free ⇉ Author Richard White ∤ A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize A powerful book, crowded with telling details and shrewd observations Michael Kazin, New York Times Book ReviewThis original, deeply researched history shows the transcontinentals to be pivotal actors in the making of modern America But the triumphal myths of the golden spike, robber barons larger than life, and an innovative capitalism all die here Instead we have a new vision of the Gilded Age, often darkly funny, that shows history to be rooted in failure as well as success. 8 pages of illustrations Transcontinental railroad Wikipedia A transcontinental is a contiguous network of trackage that crosses continental land mass with terminals at different oceans or borders Such networks can be via the tracks either single 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    • Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America
    • 2.2
    • 134
    • Kindle
    • 720 pages
    • 0393342379
    • Richard White
    • English
    • 22 October 2016

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