Washington: The Making of the American Capital

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Fergus M. Bordewich

Narrated By: Richard Allen

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: June 2008

Duration: 13 hours 0 minutes

Summary:

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 one contemporary observer called a mere swamp 'producing nothing except myriads of toads and frogs (of enormous size),' a district that was strategically indefensible, captive to the politics of slavery, and a target of unbridled land speculation-our nation's capital?

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Washington: The Making of the American Capital

by Fergus M. Bordewich

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Washington: The Making of the American Capital, Fergus M. Bordewich