Amassing Power: J.B. Duke and the Saguenay River, 1897-1927

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Author/collaborator
Title
Amassing Power: J.B. Duke and 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.
Place
Montreal and Kingston
Publisher
McGill-Queen’s University Press, in collaboration with The Forest History Society
Date
2000
Language
en
Citation
Massell, David Perera. Amassing Power: J.B. Duke and the Saguenay River, 1897-1927. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, in collaboration with The Forest History Society, 2000.
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