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Author Bordewich, Fergus M.

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

Imprint New York : Amistad, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  F197    Available
Edition 1st. Amistad pbk.
Description 367 p. [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [341-356]) 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.) -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Capital and capitol -- History -- 18th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- To 1878.
ISBN 9780060842390