Devoted to the history of our nation's capital, uniquely situated within a federal district created from land donated by the states of Maryland and Virginia, this Dictionary uses an A to Z approach to describe buildings, landmarks, events, and people, both living and dead, who have made an impact on Washington.
Robert Benedetto is Associate Librarian and Associate Professor of Bibliography at Union Theological Seminatry and the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Virginia. Jane Donovan is a freelance writer and is the author of five books. Kathleen Duvall is a freelance editor. Previously she worked as managing editor of Interpretation, a quarterly journal published by the Union Theological Seminary and the Presbyterian School of Christian Education.