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The Hoover Dam

Author: Rebecca Aldridge
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Building America (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History of the Hoover Dam.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Aldridge
ISBN: 9781604130690 1604130695
OCLC Number: 231745650
Description: 119 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Before Hoover Dam --
Author Powell Davis's great idea --
From idea to approved project --
The people who built Hoover Dam --
Construction begins --
Dams in the world today.
Series Title: Building America (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Rebecca Aldridge.
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The Hoover Dam is recognized as one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world. The construction of this behemoth dam was an incredible feat on many levels such as: years-long political  Read more...

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