Washington the making of the American capital

Title Washington the making of the American capital
Names Bordewich, Fergus M.
Book Number DB066905
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Chronicles the early history of the nation's capital, highlighting the political struggles, sectional rivalry, backroom dealing, and big money that led to the 1790 establishment of Washington, D.C. Discusses the people involved in the city's construction, including engineer Peter Charles L'Enfant, African American surveyor Benjamin Banneker, and slaves. 2008.
Narrator Carpenter, Steven.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
History, U.S. - 18th Century - HUE
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject City planning - Washington (D.C.) - History - 18th century
United States - Capital and capitol - History - 18th century
Washington (D.C.) - History - 18th century
Washington (D.C.) - Politics and government - To 1878
Call Number 975.301 ANF
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Amistad/HarperCollins Publishers, c2008. 9780060842383
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