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The Resource Great projects : the epic story of the building of America, from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin

Great projects : the epic story of the building of America, from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin

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Great projects : the epic story of the building of America, from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet
Title
Great projects
Title remainder
the epic story of the building of America, from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet
Statement of responsibility
James Tobin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Projects and engineers include James Buchanan Eads and flood control on the lower Mississippi; Arthur Powell Davis and Frank Crowe and the Hoover Dam; John Bloomfield Jervis and the Croton Aqueduct that brought clean water to New York City; Othmar Ammann and the bridges of New York City; Thomas Edison and electricity; Samuel Insull and the spread of electricity across the nation; Fred Salvucci and the Big Dig to revamp Boston's street system; J.C.R. Licklider who first imagined the Intenet
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tobin, James
Dewey number
609.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TA23
LC item number
.T63 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arneson Memorial Technology Collection
  • Engineering
Target audience
adult
Label
Great projects : the epic story of the building of America, from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780743210645
Lccn
2001033016
Note
Cannon Falls Library's copy is part of the Harold E.G. Arneson Memorial Technology Collection.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
ocm46641907
Label
Great projects : the epic story of the building of America, from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 322 p.
Isbn
9780743210645
Lccn
2001033016
Note
Cannon Falls Library's copy is part of the Harold E.G. Arneson Memorial Technology Collection.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
ocm46641907

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