The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 17.10 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863621
Size: 51.97 MB
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Acclaimed engineer and historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from both historical and contemporary perspectives, explaining how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632863607
Size: 54.50 MB
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In The Road Taken, acclaimed historian Henry Petroski explores our core infrastructure from historical and contemporary perspectives and explains how essential their maintenance is to America's economic health.

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691599
Size: 37.27 MB
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An environmental journalist traces the historical war against rust, revealing how rust-related damage costs more than all other natural disasters combined and how it is combated by industrial workers, the government, universities and ...

Floodpath

Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040916X
Size: 38.11 MB
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Driven by eyewitness accounts and combining urban history with a life-and-death drama and a technological detective story, Floodpath grippingly reanimates the reality behind L.A. noir fictions such as the classic film Chinatown.

Roads Were Not Built For Cars

Author: Carlton Reid
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916891
Size: 14.27 MB
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Cyclists were written out of highway history in the 1920s and 1930s by the all-powerful motor lobby:Roads Were Not Built For Cars tells the real story, putting cyclists center stage again. Not that the book is only about cyclists.

A Corporate Tragedy

Author: Barbara Marsh
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
Size: 73.40 MB
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In an examination of the disastrous fall of International Harvester Company, this book details the powerful forces that have undermined American industry and the dizzying succession of management blunders that are being repeated throughout ...

The Book On The Bookshelf

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773280
Size: 27.46 MB
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Unimpeachably researched, enviably written, and charmed with anecdotes from Seneca to Samuel Pepys to a nineteenth-century bibliophile who had to climb over his books to get into bed, The Book on the Bookshelf is indispensable for anyone ...