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The Resource Immortal river : the upper Mississippi in ancient and modern times, Calvin R. Fremling

Immortal river : the upper Mississippi in ancient and modern times, Calvin R. Fremling

Label
Immortal river : the upper Mississippi in ancient and modern times
Title
Immortal river
Title remainder
the upper Mississippi in ancient and modern times
Statement of responsibility
Calvin R. Fremling
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the history of the Mississippi River and the dramatic changes that have transpired as humans have exploited and attempted to subdue the waters since their discovery
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fremling, Calvin R.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mississippi River
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • Mississippi River
  • Mississippi River Valley
Label
Immortal river : the upper Mississippi in ancient and modern times, Calvin R. Fremling
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Introducing Old Man River -- Majestic river bluffs and beautiful valleys -- Glaciers : sculptors of the upper Mississippi River basin -- The upper Mississippi River : child of the Pleistocene -- The land missed by the glaciers -- After the glaciers -- The Mississippi's prehistoric Native Americans : hunters, gatherers, farmers, and city planners -- The quest for furs and a northwest passage : changing ownership of the Mississippi River basin, 1673-1803 -- Prairie, savanna, and the big woods : the riverine landscape at the time of exploration and settlement by Americans and Europeans -- Early exploitation of natural resources -- Steamboats 'round the bend -- "Improving" the river, 1878-1930 -- Mission impossible : the nine-foot channel project -- The glory years -- Diesel-driven towboats and steel barges : a rebirth of commercial river transportation -- The Corps giveth, the Corps taketh away : long-term impacts of the nine-foot channel and related projects -- Vital strands in the river's web of life -- "Mayflies! : what the hell good are they?" -- Flooding : "the river is a strong brown god--sullen, untamed and intractable" -- Pollution : has a defiled river been reborn? -- Who's in charge? -- Can this be the same river? : St. Louis to the mouth of the Ohio and beyond -- Epilogue : the river yesterday, today, and tomorrow
Control code
54759336
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 429 pages
Isbn
9780299202941
Lccn
2004005381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Immortal river : the upper Mississippi in ancient and modern times, Calvin R. Fremling
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Introducing Old Man River -- Majestic river bluffs and beautiful valleys -- Glaciers : sculptors of the upper Mississippi River basin -- The upper Mississippi River : child of the Pleistocene -- The land missed by the glaciers -- After the glaciers -- The Mississippi's prehistoric Native Americans : hunters, gatherers, farmers, and city planners -- The quest for furs and a northwest passage : changing ownership of the Mississippi River basin, 1673-1803 -- Prairie, savanna, and the big woods : the riverine landscape at the time of exploration and settlement by Americans and Europeans -- Early exploitation of natural resources -- Steamboats 'round the bend -- "Improving" the river, 1878-1930 -- Mission impossible : the nine-foot channel project -- The glory years -- Diesel-driven towboats and steel barges : a rebirth of commercial river transportation -- The Corps giveth, the Corps taketh away : long-term impacts of the nine-foot channel and related projects -- Vital strands in the river's web of life -- "Mayflies! : what the hell good are they?" -- Flooding : "the river is a strong brown god--sullen, untamed and intractable" -- Pollution : has a defiled river been reborn? -- Who's in charge? -- Can this be the same river? : St. Louis to the mouth of the Ohio and beyond -- Epilogue : the river yesterday, today, and tomorrow
Control code
54759336
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 429 pages
Isbn
9780299202941
Lccn
2004005381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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