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Remaking The World

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Remaking The World by Henry Petroski
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From the Ferris wheel to the integrated circuit, feats of engineering have changed our environment in countless ways. Here are the stories of the personalities behind the wonders, as well as the wonders themselves.'

Author Biography

Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and Professor of History at Duke University, where he also serves as chairman of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The author of seven previous books, he has received grants from the National Science Foundation and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Humanities Center. From the Hardcover edition.
Release date NZ
January 15th, 1999
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
Vintage Books ed.
Illustrations
25 b&w illustrations and photographs
Imprint
Vintage Books
Pages
256
Dimensions
135x205x13
ISBN-13
9780375700248
Product ID
1666849

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