Marvels of EngineeringBook - 1992
Engineering wonders of the world are featured in six thematic chapters that focus on overcoming distance (roads, canals, bridges, railroads, pipelines), height and depth (towers, tunnels, skyscrapers), public spaces (sports arenas, exposition halls), the need for protection (on land and from water), responding to the spirit (pyramids, temples, domes, Gothic cathedrals), and harnessing nature's power (wind, solar, hydroelectric). Abundantly and lavishly illustrated. Lacks a bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Washington, DC : The Society, c1992
Branch Call Number: 620 B932
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill. (some col.)