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The Great Columbia Plain: A Historical Geography, 1805-1910 (1968)

by D. W. Meinig

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Dismissed in early years as a wasteland, the rolling open country that covers the interior parts of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho is today one of the richest farmlands in the nation. This work is the story of its transformation. Meinig traces all of the aspects of its development by combining geographic description with historical narrative.… (more)

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Contents:
Foreword: Ghost Region
A Retrospective Preface
Preface to the Original Edition
Acknowledgments
Setting: Landscapes, Seasons, and People, ca. 1800
Entry: By East and By North
Competition: By Land and by Sea
Monopoly: London Rules the Columbia
Matrix: American Visions and Ventures
Missions: Protestants and Priests
Preparation: Clearing, Organizing, and Evaluating the Land
Colonization: Gold, Grass, and Grain
Strategy: Settlers and Railroads, 1870-90
Conquest: Some Pattersn, Methods and Ideas, 1870-90
Empire: Town and Country, ca. 1890
Elaboration: Some Patterns and methods
Inquiry: The Farmer and the Scientist, ca. 1890-1910
Culmination: The Great Columbia Plain, ca. 1910
Appendix: Populations and Facilities of Tows, 1890 and 1910 (Table 2).
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