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Bonds of Enterprise

John Murray Forbes and Western Development in America's Railway Age

Expanded Edition

John Lauritz Larson (author)

ISBN: 9780877457640

Publication Date: Mar 2001

Format: Paperback

A career narrative of John Murray Forbes, Boston China trader and western railroad builder, which illuminates a pattern of eastern domination and eastern dependency in western railroad development. It analyzes the conflict between eastern financier-directors and local promoters and shippers.

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Illustrations 4 maps, 1 table, bibliography,index
Pages 280
Date Published 31 Mar 2001
Publisher University of Iowa Press
Subject/s Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900   History of the Americas   Economic history   Social & cultural history   Biography & True Stories   20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000   Railway transport industries  

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