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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 an account of the epic construction of the Hoover Dam, one of the 20th century's most important 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
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Hiltzik, Michael A
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
NLM call number
627.82 H656c
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
  • Dams
  • Dams
  • North America
  • United States
  • Dams
  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
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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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 466-474) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: September 30, 1935: Roosevelt comes to the river -- pt. 1. The sinful river -- The journey of death -- Born of the desert -- Rockwood's gamble -- The Lord's dam site -- pt. 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 -- pt. 3. The arch -- The jumbos -- Turning points -- The rising -- The pour -- Reckonings -- The crest -- Legacies
Control code
ocn436310851
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
496 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781416532163
Lccn
2009033833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017999809
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
  • BRO-upg20100525-137
  • BRO-cust20100525-137
  • BRO-cust20100525-137
  • BRO-cust20100622-137
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 (pages 466-474) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: September 30, 1935: Roosevelt comes to the river -- pt. 1. The sinful river -- The journey of death -- Born of the desert -- Rockwood's gamble -- The Lord's dam site -- pt. 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 -- pt. 3. The arch -- The jumbos -- Turning points -- The rising -- The pour -- Reckonings -- The crest -- Legacies
Control code
ocn436310851
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
496 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781416532163
Lccn
2009033833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017999809
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
  • BRO-upg20100525-137
  • BRO-cust20100525-137
  • BRO-cust20100525-137
  • BRO-cust20100622-137
System control number
(OCoLC)436310851

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