09 septembre 2015

USA 1932 : Atlas de géo historique

 

 

1800-1930 ? How fast could you travel across the U.S.A ?
Michael Graham Richard 26.12.2012 (source : Seth Dixon)
http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/stories/how-fast-could-you-travel-across-the-us-in-the-1800s


travel-1857

New York - Chicago : 6 semaines en 1800, 3 semaines en 1830
(Gain de 3 semaines ? Meilleur état des chemins ? Le réseau ferré vient plus tard, cf. ci-dessous)
en 1857, 2 jours, en 1930, 20 heures par train, 10 heures par avion

us-rail-1840

USA - Railroads in Operation  1840
Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States 1932


C'est une occasion de consulter l'ouvrage
Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States,
by Charles O. Paullin and John K. Wright
first published in 1932.

A digital edition reproduces all of the atlas's nearly 700 maps
Le Digital Scholarship Lab (University of Richmond) a numérisé les 700 cartes
http://dsl.richmond.edu/historicalatlas/138/e/?introduction=show

Consulter les cartes en ligne :
http://dsl.richmond.edu/historicalatlas/108/c/

( cliquer en haut à droite sur Atlas, puis Table of contents, Chapters )


au sommaire :
    The Natural Environment
    Cartography, 1492-1867
    Indians, 1567-1930
    Explorations in the West and Southwest, 1535-1852
    Lands, 1603-1930
    Settlement, Population, and Towns, 1650-1790
    States, Territories, and Cities, 1790-1930
    Population, 1790-1930
    Colleges, Universities, and Churches, 1775-1890
    Boundaries, 1607-1927
    Political Parties and Opinions, 1788-1930
             Presidential Election 1860, 1864, 1868
    Political, Social, and Educational Reforms, 1775-1931
    Industries and Transportation, 1620-1931
           Rates of Travel from New York City : 1800, 1830, 1857
           Rates of Travel from New York City 1930 (by Railroads)
           Rates of Travel from New York City 1930 (by Airways)
    Foreign Commerce, 1701-1929
    Distribution of Wealth, 1799-1928
    Plans of Cities, 1775-1803
    Military History, 1689-1919
    Possessions and Territorial Claims of the United States


us-pres-1860

1860

us-pres-1864

1864

us-pres-1868

1868

Les élections présidentielles aux USA : 1860, 1864, 1868
Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States 1932
Political Parties and Opinions, 1788-1930



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