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Capital Speculations
Writing and Building Washington, D.C.
Sarah Luria

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

List of Illustrations
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
The Politics of Circulation
• George Washington’s Romance: Plotting the Federal City, 1791–1800
• The Poetry of Internal Improvements: Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman in Civil War Washington
Models of National Domesticity
• A House United: Frederick Douglass’s Interracial Domesticity during Reconstruction
Democracy’s Church: The Hay-Adams Houses during the Gilded Age
• Epilogue
• Notes
• Works Cited
• Index

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