Dreams of Iron and Steel (Heftet)

Seven Wonders of the Nineteenth Century, from the Building of the London Sewers to the Panama Canal

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Forlag: HarperCollins Publishers
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780007163076
Kategori: Teknologi, transport og landbruk
Omtale: Dreams of Iron and Steel
A world that had changed little from the Middle Ages was altered beyond recognition by the pioneering genius of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In Dreams of Iron and Steel, acclaimed historian Deborah Cadbury tells the heroic tale of the visionaries and ordinary workers who brought to life seven great wonders of the world that still have the power to awe and inspire us today. Fueled by Deborah Cadbury's characteristic scholarship and insight, this extraordinary chronicle re-creates the human odyssey of how our modern world was forged not only with rivets, grease, and steam but also with blood, sweat, and extreme imagination.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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