This comprehensive, authoritative and richly illustrated volume offers a sweeping overview of the project that shaped the geography and history of the U.S. by uniting East and West--and, ultimately, dividing North and South. With its companion volume, A Guide to the National Road, it describes the origins, evolution and meaning of the National Road for American culture, economics and patterns of settlement. Photos.

The National Road 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801851551

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