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Author Achenbach, Joel.

Title The grand idea : George Washington's Potomac and the race to the west / Joel Achenbach.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2004]
2004

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 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  975.2 ACH    AVAILABLE
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Description 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-344) and index.
Contents The surveyor -- The race to the west -- Up the river -- Ridge and valley -- Squatters -- A darker wood -- Skirting the falls -- Trial and tribulation -- A capital idea -- The final measurement -- The second American revolution -- The progress of man -- A heroic age -- The border -- The river today.
Subject Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Travel -- Potomac River Valley.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Political and social views.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Potomac River -- History -- 18th century.
Potomac River -- Navigation -- History -- 18th century.
Potomac River Valley -- Description and travel.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.
ISBN 0684848570

 
    
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