Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691602
Size: 58.89 MB
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It is rust--and this book, full of wit and insight, disasters and triumphs--is its story. In Rust, Waldman travels from Key West to Prudhoe Bay, meeting people concerned with corrosion.

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691599
Size: 53.82 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 ...

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691610
Size: 64.70 MB
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It is rust—and this book, full of wit and insight, disasters and triumphs—is its story. “Jonathan Waldman’s first book is as obsessive as it is informative…he takes us deep into places and situations that are too often ignored or ...

Rust And Bone

Author: Craig Davidson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330543040
Size: 70.83 MB
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And yet these gritty stories are tempered by gentleness, the quiet understanding in the most intimate relationships.

Concrete Planet

Author: Robert Courland
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781616144814
Size: 65.10 MB
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In a lively narrative peppered with riveting details, filled with incredible stories, fascinating characters, and an array of noteworthy facts and intriguing insights into this ubiquitous substance, concrete, that forms the basis of our ...

Steel

Author: Brooke C. Stoddard
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760347425
Size: 35.92 MB
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"A history of steel, an examination of its impact on civilization, and a firsthand look at how it is made today"--

Concrete

Author: Reese Palley
Publisher: Quantuck Lane Press& the Mill rd
ISBN: 9781593720391
Size: 73.44 MB
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A historical account of our most versatile building material, beginning in ancient Egypt and ending on the moon.

Why Time Flies

Author: Alan Burdick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141654027X
Size: 72.23 MB
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Explores how life is organized around time and its conflicting perceptions, drawing on the author's international travels and research lab visits where he witnessed fascinating time-altering phenomena.

Afghanistan Declassified

Author: Brian Glyn Williams
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812206150
Size: 69.43 MB
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Historian Brian Glyn Williams, who has traveled to Afghanistan frequently over the past decade, provides essential background to the war, tracing the rise, fall, and reemergence of the Taliban.