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Author Sherow, James E

Title Railroad Empire across the Heartland : Rephotographing Alexander Gardner's Westward Journey
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; From Alexander Gardner to John R. Charlton; ""The New Pioneer of Population and Settlement"": The Making of an American Imperial Landscape; Imperial Photographic Pairings; Kansas on the Edge; The "Free State" District; Trails to Rails in Kansas; Westward the Course of Empire; Stereographic Pairings; Epilogue: What Kind of Empire?; Notes; Suggested Reading; Index; Back Cover
Summary This book presents recent photographs by John R. Charlton of the scenes Alexander Gardner recorded, paired with the Gardner originals and accompanied by James E. Sherow's discussion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-205) and index
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Subject Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works.
Landscape photography -- West (U.S.)
Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Repeat photography -- West (U.S.)
United States -- Territorial expansion -- Pictorial works.
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890 -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form History.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826355099 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
0826355102 (electronic bk.)
9780826355096 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
9780826355102 (electronic bk.)