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Lang Matl
Author Bordewich, Fergus M

Title Washington : the making of the American capital / Fergus M. Bordewich

Imprint New York : Amistad, c2008


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  F197    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  F197    Available
Edition 1st ed
Description 367 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [277-356]) and index
Summary From the acclaimed author of "Bound for Canaan" comes a major work of American history on the astonishing compromises and alliances involved in making Washington, D.C., the capital of the new nation
Subject City planning -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 18th century
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- To 1878
United States -- Capital and capitol -- History -- 18th century
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 18th century
Added Title Making of the American capital
ISBN 0060842385