These essays focus on the geographic responses to periodic cycles of crisis and recovery and the more general underlying intertwining of geography and history, demonstrating how the constant restructuring of American politics and economy occurs within spatial and historical constructs.
Chapter 1. Approaching America's Geographical History
Chapter 2. Earle's Theory and Conception of the Geographical History of the United States
Chapter 3. The French in the Illinois Country, 1699???1735: Using Historical Geography to Understand European-Indian History
Chapter 4. Economic Diversity, Industrialization, and Urbanization in Early Nineteenth Century Connecticut
Chapter 5. The Structural Transformation of the Antebellum Red River Valley Settlement Systems in Louisiana
Chapter 6. Earle's Dialectical Policy Regimes and the Erie Canal
Chapter 7. The Interplay of Manufacturing Employment and Population Concentrations in the United States, 1840???1990
Chapter 8. Regional Income Convergence and a Decennial Core-Periphery Regionalization of the United States 1929???2000
Chapter 9. Pre-Industrial, Industrial, and Post-Industrial Electoral Alignments in Ohio
Chapter 10. Globalization Bites Back: A New Type of Crisis for the "American Way"?
Chapter 11. The Rhythms of America's Geographical Past
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 16th August 2009