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The Resource Colossus : Hoover Dam and the making of the American century, Michael Hiltzik

Colossus : Hoover Dam and the making of the American century, Michael Hiltzik

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Colossus : Hoover Dam and the making of the American century
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Colossus
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Hoover Dam and the making of the American century
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Michael Hiltzik
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eng
Summary
The author of "Dealers of Lightning" pens the definitive account of the epic construction of the Hoover Dam, one of the the 20th century's most consequential public works
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Title
Colossus
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Summary
Details the construction and lasting impact of the Hoover Dam, highlighting its role as a symbol of resiliance in the depths of the crisis of the Great Depression, and discussing the contributions of the politicians, designers, and builders responsible for the project
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356466
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
627/.820979313
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TC557.5.H6
LC item number
H55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Hoover Dam and the making of the American century
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Hoover Dam and the making of the American century
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Michael Hiltzik
Colossus : Hoover Dam and the making of the American century, Michael Hiltzik
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Colossus : Hoover Dam and the making of the American century, Michael Hiltzik
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: September 30, 1935: Roosevelt comes to the river -- 1: The sinful river -- The journey of death -- Born of the desert -- Rockwood's gamble -- The Lord's dame site -- 2: The road to black canyon -- Hoover steps in -- Battlegrounds -- Hurry-up Crowe -- The silver spike -- The big six -- Ragtown -- Rush job -- The Wobblies' last stand -- Ely's kingdom -- 3: The arch -- The jumbos -- Turning points -- The rising -- The pour -- Reckonings -- The crest -- Legacies
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ocn436310851
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 496 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416532163
Lccn
2009033833
Other physical details
ill., maps

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