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Floating palaces of the Great Lakes : a history of passenger steamships on the inland seas / Joel Stone.

Author/creator Stone, Joel (Joel Lagrou)
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2015]
Descriptionviii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: steam navigation on the Great Lakes -- Steam navigation from 1817 to 1860 -- Harnessing steam -- Early years on the lakes -- Opening the frontier -- Birth of an industry -- Regional development -- Maritime politics -- The palace steamer era -- Steam navigation from 1860 to 1900 -- The Civil War years -- New era, new business models -- Changing tastes and technologies -- Steam navigation in the twentieth century -- A new century brings change -- The lake cruising experience -- Sailing into a head wind -- Conclusion: the final years.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 261-274) and index.
LCCN 2015008713
ISBN9780472051755 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN047205175X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN9780472071753 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN0472071750 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN0472028316 (ebook)
ISBN9780472028313 (ebook)

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