• Common Labor: Workers and the Digging of North American Canals, 1780-1860

    by Peter Way, • 1997

    Canal construction played a significant role in the rise of industrial America opening up new markets, employing an army of workers, and initiating the ties between […]

  • Emigrants and Exiles

    by Kerby A. Miller, • 1988

    Rich in human detail, penetrating in analysis, this book is social history on an epic scale. The first “transatlantic” history of the Irish, Emigrants and Exiles offers the […]