The Railroad and the State
War, Politics, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America
Robert G. Angevine

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Introduction

1.      Internal Improvements, the State, and the Military in the Early National Period, 1800-1827

2.      The U.S. Military Academy and Engineering Expertise, 1802-1832

3.      Railroads and the Rhetoric of National Defense, 1827-1838

4.      Surveying the Railroads and the Military Approach to Industrial Development, 1827-1838

5.      Railroads, Resignations, and the Rise of Military Professionalism, 1832-1848

6.      A New Phase in the Relationship Between the Army and the Railroads, 1848-1861

7.      The Civil War and the Beginning of Army-Railroad Cooperation, 1861-1865

8.      Civilization, Concentration, and the Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, 1865-1870

9.      The Fruits of Symbiotic Exchange, 1870-1898

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Index