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Limbs on the Levee : Steamboat Explosions and the Origins of Federal Public Welfare Regulation, 1817-1852

Brown, John Kennedy
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Brown, John Kennedy
Advisor
Holt, Michael
Abstract
The paper examines the failures of the American steamboats and government regulations of the industry from 1817 to 1852.
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History, MA, 1988
Published Date
1988-05
Degree
MA
Notes
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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Libra ETD Repository
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