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Authors

John Benson

ISBN

375404546

Price

$30.00

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Abstract

Recreating Washington

A new capital for a reunited nation

Its location was the result of compromise; its topography was primarily lowlands that yielded swamps, poor drainage, and insects. It was uncomfortably hot and humid in the summer. It was our nation's capital. But the Civil....

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