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The Builders : marvels of engineering

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
Publisher: Washington, DC : The Society, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Book chronicles works of engineering imagination from many times and places.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Washington, DC : The Society, ©1992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
ISBN: 0870448366 9780870448362 0870448374 9780870448379 9780792273516 0792273516
OCLC Number: 26673861
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Roads --
Canals --
Bridges --
Railroads --
Pipelines --
Towers --
Tunnels --
Skyscrapers --
Sports arenas --
Exposition halls --
On land --
From water --
Pyramids --
Temples --
Domes --
Gothic cathedrals --
Wind --
Solar --
Responsibility: published by the Book Division, National Geographic Society.


Documenting some of human kind's most ambitious projects of structural and civil engineering landmarks ranging from Egypt's pyramids to an oil rig in the North sea. Sections cover overcoming  Read more...


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