The Accidental City (Kobo eBook)

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America’s most beguiling metropolis started out as a snake-infested, hurricane-battered swamp. Through intense imperial rivalries and ambitious settlers who risked their lives to succeed in colonial America, the site became a crossroads for the Atlantic world. Powell gives us the full sweep of the city’s history from its founding through statehood.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780674068933
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: April 12th, 2012
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