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Building the world : an encyclopedia of the great engineering projects in history / [compiled by] Frank P. Davidson and Kathleen Lusk Brooke.

Davidson, Frank Paul, 1918- (Added Author). Lusk-Brooke, Kathleen. (Added Author).
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Beaufort - Bluffton Branch REF 620 BUI V. 1 (Text) 0530003574676 Reference - Adult Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch REF 620 BUI V. 2 (Text) 0530003574684 Reference - Adult Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0313333734 (vol .1)
  • ISBN: 0313333742 (vol. 2)
  • ISBN: 9780313333545 (set : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0313333548 (set : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780313333736
  • ISBN: 9780313333743
  • Physical Description: 2 v. (xxiii, 937 p.) : ill., map ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 887-909) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Volume 1. Solomon's Temple : Israel -- The founding of Cyrene : Libya -- The aqueducts of Rome : Italy -- The Grand Canal : China -- Protective dikes and land reclamation : The Netherlands -- The founding of Baghdad : Iraq -- Charlemagne's works : Western Europe -- London Bridge : England -- The New River : England -- The Taj Mahal : India -- The Canal des Deux Mers : France -- The founding of St. Petersburg : Russia -- The founding of Washington, DC : United States -- The Erie Canal : United States -- The City of Singapore : Singapore -- The Suez Canal : Egypt -- The Transcontinental Railroad : United States -- The Brooklyn Bridge : United States -- The Canadian Pacific Railway : Canada -- The Eiffel Tower : France -- The Trans-Siberian Railway : Russia -- The Panama Canal : Panama -- The Federal Highway System : United States -- The Colorado River and Hoover Dam : United States -- Volume 2. The Tennessee Valley Authority : United States -- The Manhattan Project and the Atomic Energy Act : United States -- The Alaska Highway : United States and Canada -- The Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Power Project : Australia -- The Mont Blanc Tunnel : Italy, France, and Switzerland -- The founding of Brasília : Brazil -- NASA and the Apollo Program : United States -- The High Dam at Aswan : Egypt -- The Communications Satellite (COMSAT) : United States -- The National Trails System : United States -- Shinkansen-National High-speed Railways : Japan -- The Trans-Alaska Pipeline : United States and Canada -- The Itaipú Hydroelectric Power Project : Brazil and Paraquay -- The founding of Abuja : Nigeria -- The Channel Tunnel : England and France -- SEMATECH : United States -- The Central Artery/Tunnel Project ("Big Dig") : United States.
Subject: Industrial engineering.
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