The Road Taken

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863618
Size: 18.19 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: 75.84 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: 67.68 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.

American Road

Author: Pete Davies
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1466862823
Size: 24.23 MB
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American Road is the story of this incredible journey. Pete Davies takes us from east to west, bringing to life the men on the trip, their trials with uncooperative equipment and weather, and the punishing landscape they encountered.

Rust

Author: Jonathan Waldman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451691599
Size: 47.54 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 ...

The Big Roads

Author: Earl Swift
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054754913X
Size: 68.24 MB
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The Big Roads tells the story of this essential feature of the landscape we have come to take for granted.

A Corporate Tragedy

Author: Barbara Marsh
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
Size: 31.12 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 ...

Roads Were Not Built For Cars

Author: Carlton Reid
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916891
Size: 43.79 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.

Roads

Author: Penny Harvey
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801456452
Size: 41.56 MB
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This claim is central to the work of Penny Harvey and Hannah Knox, who in this book use the example of highway building in South America to explore what large public infrastructural projects can tell us about contemporary state formation, ...

The Network

Author: Scott Woolley
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062242776
Size: 66.20 MB
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This is the origin story of the airwaves—the foundational technology of the communications age—as told through the forty-year friendship of an entrepreneurial industrialist and a brilliant inventor.