9780520266155

Historical Atlas of Washington and Oregon

  • ISBN 13:

    9780520266155

  • ISBN 10:

    0520266153

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/18/2011
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

This gorgeous atlas, illustrated throughout with more than 500 colorful images and maps, provides a visually rich and textually engaging history of the states of Oregon and Washington. Derek Hayes brings his enthusiasm and expertise to a full range of topics, beginning with the first inhabitants and tracing the westward expansion, conflict between settlers and Native Americans, and the establishment of the Oregon Trail. We see in vivid images, old maps, and lively text the coming of the railroads and the rapid establishment of the coastal ports, northwest cities and roads, the fur and lumber industries, and the large farms. We also witness the twentieth-century development of the war industries, the establishment of the aviation industry, and the celebratory 1962 Seattle World's Fair. At once a valuable reference and an exhilarating adventure through history, the Historical Atlas of Washington and Oregonpresents readers with a fascinating chronicle of how these proud states came into their own and how they each look toward the future.

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