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Empire of Mud: The Secret History of Washington, DC

J.D. Dickey
Format
Book
Published
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2014]
Language
English
Variant Title
Secret history of Washington, DC
ISBN
9780762787012, 0762787015
Contents
  • Introduction: Capital movers
  • The Capital archipelago
  • A plague of waters
  • A mechanic's guide to Washington City
  • Driving souls
  • The company they kept
  • Coming to the scratch
  • Illicit congress
  • Seeing the elephant
  • Suspicious characters
  • The fall of Washington City
  • A gilded cage
  • Epilogue: The sea of pavement.
Description
xviii, 301 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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