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The Resource The Kentucky River, William E. Ellis

The Kentucky River, William E. Ellis

Label
The Kentucky River
Title
The Kentucky River
Statement of responsibility
William E. Ellis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Beginning with an intriguing overview of the river's formation and characteristics, Ellis shows how the stream has helped shape Kentucky's environment, economy, and political culture. In centuries past, flotillas of flatboats carried whiskey, pork, and valuable raw materials downriver to markets in Louisiana. Later, the river became a source of entertainment as showboats brought theater, movies, music, and dancing to otherwise isolated communities."
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, William E.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Ohio River Valley series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kentucky River (Ky.)
  • Kentucky River (Ky.)
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • Kentucky
Label
The Kentucky River, William E. Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Kentucky: Time and the River
  • Folds, Faults, and Uplifts: The Geology of the Kentucky
  • Riding the Tide: Logging and Rafting on the Kentucky
  • Harnessing the River: Ferries, Bridges, and Dams
  • The River Always Wins: Flooding, Drowning, and Drought on the Kentucky
  • My Mind on the River: The Kentucky River as Subculture
  • Don't Step in a Shadow: Working on the Kentucky
  • Whither the Kentucky? The River, the People, the Future
Control code
ocn900344216
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158143
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt129f6ms
  • 561ea383-be87-4992-8154-1b1f0e26b295
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344216
Label
The Kentucky River, William E. Ellis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Kentucky: Time and the River
  • Folds, Faults, and Uplifts: The Geology of the Kentucky
  • Riding the Tide: Logging and Rafting on the Kentucky
  • Harnessing the River: Ferries, Bridges, and Dams
  • The River Always Wins: Flooding, Drowning, and Drought on the Kentucky
  • My Mind on the River: The Kentucky River as Subculture
  • Don't Step in a Shadow: Working on the Kentucky
  • Whither the Kentucky? The River, the People, the Future
Control code
ocn900344216
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158143
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt129f6ms
  • 561ea383-be87-4992-8154-1b1f0e26b295
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344216

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