The Builders

The Builders

Marvels of Engineering

Book - 1992
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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
ISBN: 9780870448362
Branch Call Number: 620 B932
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill. (some col.)


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