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Empire of mud : the secret history of Washington, DC

Author: Jeff Dickey
Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empire of Mud unearths and untangles the roots of our capital's beginnings and explores how the city was tainted from the start, its turbulent history setting a precedent for the dishonesty and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Dickey
ISBN: 9780762787012 : HRD 0762787015 : HRD
OCLC Number: 895002889
Description: 320 pages
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.
Other Titles: Secret history of Washington, DC
Responsibility: J.D. Dickey.

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Dickey brings the place to life, relating how it looked, felt, and fuctioned...An entertaining story for local history enthusiasts or general readers eager to peek into the curiosities and scandals Read more...

 
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