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Sarah Gordon teaches American history at the Tikvah High School for Girls and Quinnipiac College, both in Connecticut.
How the railroads transformed American life between 1829 and 1929, and why the cost of their achievements was so damaging to the social and economic life of the nation. A quite wonderful book...richly textured and intellectually stimulating. Elizabeth Blackmar, Columbia University. Selected by Choice as an outstanding book for 1997.