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Author Sledge, John S
Title The Mobile River
Imprint Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, 2015
©2015
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Descript 1 online resource (368 pages)
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Note Cover -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- Prologue: Downriver with Cap'n Joe -- Introduction: "A fine, large river" -- Part 1. Coming Ahead -- 1. Indian Stream to Entrada Española -- 2. Colonial Days and Ways -- 3. American Dawn -- 4. Calliope Song -- 5. Rebel River -- 6. Rebel Defeat -- 7. "Mobile Harbor: What shall we do with it?" -- 8. Modern Port, Beleaguered River -- Part 2. Currents -- 9. "Everything down there's big enough to kill you -- 10. Pleasure and Peril -- 11. Diverse Legacies -- Epilogue: Elegy for a Small Shipyard -- ABBREVIATIONS -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
A historical saga of the river and the colorful characters that inhabit its shores and basin
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sledge, John S. The Mobile River Columbia : University of South Carolina Press,c2015 9781611174854
Subject Mobile River (Ala.) -- History.;Mobile River (Ala.) -- Description and travel.;Mobile River Region (Ala.) -- History, Local
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