Amassing Power in a Northern Landscape: J.B. Duke and the Development of the Saguenay River, 1897-1927

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Amassing Power in a Northern Landscape: J.B. Duke and the Development of the Saguenay River, 1897-1927
Abstract
James Buchanan Duke (1856-1925), an American tobacco magnate, negotiated the sale of a huge block of power to the Aluminum Company of America’s Canadian subsidiary, Alcan, after persuading the Quebec government to raise the level of Lac Saint-Jean by over seventeen feet to accommodate his hydro electric development on the Saguenay River.
Type
PhD dissertation
University
Duke University
Place
Durham, NC
Date
1997
Language
en
Citation
Massell, David Perera. “Amassing Power in a Northern Landscape: J.B. Duke and the Development of the Saguenay River, 1897-1927.” PhD dissertation, Duke University, 1997.
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