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Author Gruenwald, Kim M. (Kim Marie)

Title River of enterprise : the commercial origins of regional identity in the Ohio Valley, 1790-1850 / Kim M. Gruenwald
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2002


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 214 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Midwestern history and culture
Midwestern history and culture.
Contents Claiming space -- Planting a place -- Creating a subregional hub -- Connecting East and West -- The dimensions of the riverine economy -- The western country -- Ohio's economy transformed -- A new sense of place
Summary "Gruenwald's book will make the same contribution to historical knowledge of the Ohio Valley as Lewis Atherton's Frontier Merchant did for our understanding of the mercantile Midwest in the mid-nineteenth century ... a finely crafted narrative that lets the reader understand that the Ohio River always served more as an artery, that is, a river of commerce, than a dividing line or boundary."--R. Douglas Hurt, author of The Ohio FrontierRiver of Enterprise explores the role the Ohio played in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-206) and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Woodbridge family.
Woodbridge family. fast (OCoLC)fst00217619
Subject Regionalism -- Ohio River Valley -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio River Valley
Merchants -- Ohio River Valley -- History
Pioneers -- Ohio River Valley -- History
Merchants -- Ohio -- Marietta -- Biography
Pioneers -- Ohio -- Marietta -- Biography
Commerce -- Social aspects.
Economic history.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Social conditions
SUBJECT Ohio River Valley -- Social conditions
Ohio River Valley -- Economic conditions
Ohio River Valley -- Commerce -- Social aspects -- History
Subject Ohio -- Marietta.
Ohio River Valley.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002000809
ISBN 025310937X