New City Upon a Hill: A History of Columbia, Maryland

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“This highly readable book is for Howard County and Columbia residents, for young people who want to learn about the founding of their hometown and for those people who want to understand how a vibrant new city can be successfully created from scratch based on the extraordinary vision of one man.” —Robert Tennenbaum, Columbia’s chief architect, planner and editor of Creating a New City: Columbia, Maryland. “Having been born and raised in Columbia, I have a deep connection and strong commitment to this community and its core values of diversity,
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Overview

“This highly readable book is for Howard County and Columbia residents, for young people who want to learn about the founding of their hometown and for those people who want to understand how a vibrant new city can be successfully created from scratch based on the extraordinary vision of one man.” —Robert Tennenbaum, Columbia’s chief architect, planner and editor of Creating a New City: Columbia, Maryland. “Having been born and raised in Columbia, I have a deep connection and strong commitment to this community and its core values of diversity, acceptance and opportunity for all. I look forward to this new perspective on the history of Jim Rouse’s vision and how it came to fruition.” —Ken Ulman, Howard County Executive
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596290679
  • Publisher: History Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Series: History Press Brief History Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,360,045
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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