The mighty Hoover Dam, starting as a dream of land developers and farmers, became the most ambitious civil engineering project of the Great Depression. This landmark in the middle of the Mojave Desert, holding back the largest man-made lake in America, also became, like Mount Rushmore or the Empire State Building, a visual and cultural icon. The power and meanings of this icon came not through a s...
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reviews: I purchased and downloaded this book anticipating to see extraordinary "images" of the dam heretofore not seen. I saw little that I hadn't seen before, especially considering the price of the book. Clearly a great deal of research was done for the b...
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