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Washington from the Ground Up

Washington from the Ground Up( )
Author: McGregor, James H. S.
Series title:From the Ground Up Ser.
ISBN:978-0-674-02604-9
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Imprint:Belknap Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

At the confluence of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, President Washington chose a diamond-shaped site for the city that would bear his name, along with the burdens and blessings of democracy. Situated midway between North and South, the capital was also a gateway to the West--a contested wilderness where rough frontiersmen were already carving a divided nation. With Indians on their borders and black slaves in their midst, the country's white founders struggled to embody, in bricks...
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