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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
Title
Colossus
Title remainder
Hoover Dam and the making of the American century
Statement of responsibility
Michael Hiltzik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
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
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
Writing style
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356466
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
627/.820979313
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Hoover Dam and the making of the American century
Label
Colossus : Hoover Dam and the making of the American century, Michael Hiltzik
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn436310851
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 496 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416532163
Lccn
2009033833
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)436310851
Label
Colossus : Hoover Dam and the making of the American century, Michael Hiltzik
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn436310851
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 496 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416532163
Lccn
2009033833
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)436310851

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