Washington

Washington

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Washington, D.C., is home to the most influential power brokers in the world. But how did we come to call D.C.—a place once described as a mere swamp "producing nothing except myriads of toads and frogs (of enormous size)," and which was strategically indefensible, captive to the politics of slavery, and the target of unbridled land speculation—our nation's capital? In Washington, acclaimed, award-winning author Fergus M. Bordewich turns to the backroom deal-making… (more)


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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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