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The seventy wonders of the modern world : 1500 years of extraordinary feats of engineering and construction

Author: Neil Parkyn
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Churches, mosques, temples & shrines -- Palaces & castles -- Public & state buildings -- Towers & skyscrapers -- Bridges, railways & tunnels -- Canals & dams -- Colossal statues.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Parkyn
ISBN: 0500510474 9780500510476
OCLC Number: 671807772
Description: 304 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Churches, mosques, temples & shrines --
Palaces & castles --
Public & state buildings --
Towers & skyscrapers --
Bridges, railways & tunnels --
Canals & dams --
Colossal statues.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Parkyn.

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