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Showboats

Philip Graham

Showboats

the history of an American institution..

by Philip Graham

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxii,224p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21689700M

Showboat Explained. A showboat, or show boat, was a floating theater that traveled along the waterways of the United States, especially along the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, to bring culture and entertainment to the inhabitants of river frontiers. Showboats were a special type of riverboat designed to carry passengers rather than cargo, and they had to be pushed by a small (and misleadingly. redsteeze: RT @davidharsanyi: As I noted a few weeks ago, there really is no financial incentive to be a grounded, straight-down-the-line, unbiased journalist.


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First Edition. This book is hard-bound in gilt stamped maroon cloth. There is some rubbing to the corners and spine-ends. The binding is solid.

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