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Recent Content

Author: 
Iris Miller
Reviewer: 
Michael R. Harrison

Harrison on Miller, 'Washington in Maps, 1606-2000'

Iris Miller. Washington in Maps, 1606-2000. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 2002. 176 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8478-2447-2.

Reviewed by Michael R. Harrison (Division of the History of Technology, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution) Published on H-DC (February, 2003)

Author: 
Charles A. Cerami
Reviewer: 
Winfield Swanson

Swanson on Cerami, 'Benjamin Banneker: Surveyor, Astronomer, Publisher, Patriot'

Charles A. Cerami. Benjamin Banneker: Surveyor, Astronomer, Publisher, Patriot. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2002. xiii + 257 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-471-38752-7.

Reviewed by Winfield Swanson (Freelance Writer and Editor, Washington, D.C.) Published on H-DC (February, 2003)

Foiling the Arsonists

Foiling the Arsonists

Author: 
Gilbert Hahn, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Zachary M. Schrag

Schrag on Hahn, 'The Notebook of an Amateur Politician (And How He Began the D.C. Subway)'

Gilbert Hahn, Jr. The Notebook of an Amateur Politician (And How He Began the D.C. Subway). Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2002. xiv + 87 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7391-0405-7.

Reviewed by Zachary M. Schrag (Baruch College, City University of New York) Published on H-DC (February, 2003)

Rara Avis: A District of Columbia Republican

Rara Avis: A District of Columbia Republican

Author: 
Peter C. Kohler
Reviewer: 
Zachary M. Schrag

Schrag on Kohler, 'Capital Transit: Washington's Street Cars, The Final Era 1933-1962'

Peter C. Kohler. Capital Transit: Washington's Street Cars, The Final Era 1933-1962. Colesville, Md.: National Capital Trolley Museum, 2001. 445 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9712936-0-1.

Reviewed by Zachary M. Schrag (Department of History, Columbia University) Published on H-DC (June, 2002)

Days of Green and Cream

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