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Inventing the Charles River by Karl Haglund
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Inventing the Charles River by Karl Haglund
Hardcover $65.00
Nov 22, 2002 | ISBN 9780262083072

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A remarkable and beautiful book outlining the origins of the famed and admired Charles River.—Dennis Lythgoe, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah

a superb book.

The Boston Sunday Globe Magazine

…[a] fascinating fact-packed and photo-filled book.

Boston Metro

Haglund has fascinating stories to tell…serious students of urban development will be engrossed.

H. Nolan, ASLA

Inventing the Charles River is a fascinating account of how a great urban area acquired its current shape.

Philip Langdon, New Urban News

Inventing the Charles River makes it hard to think about the Charles in the same way again.

Max Page, Architecture Boston

…lavishly illustrated with maps, etchings, lithographs, drawings, paintings, and photographs…

APA

…[Tells] a sweeping, detailed story of the directed evolution that produced the Charles that Bostonians and tourists cherish today.

Civil Engineering

The book swells with Haglund’s excellent research and hundreds of illuminating maps, photographs, and plans.

Michael B. Shavelson, Bostonia

Throughly fascinating…

Michael Kenney, Boston Globe

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