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Building the world : an encyclopedia of the great engineering projects in history / [compiled by] Frank P. Davidson and Kathleen Lusk Brooke. Vol. 2.

Contributor(s): Davidson, Frank P. (Frank Paul), 1918- | Lusk-Brooke, Kathleen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006Description: vii, [2], p.451-937 : ill., map ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780313333736 (vol .1); 9780313333743 (v. 2); 9780313333545 (set : alk. paper).Other title: Encyclopedia of the great engineering projects in history.Subject(s): Civil engineering -- History -- Encyclopedias | Industrial engineeringDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Volume 2. The Tennessee Valley Authority : United States -- The Manhattan Project and the Atomic Energy Act : United States -- The Alaska Highway : United States and Canada -- The Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Power Project : Australia -- The Mont Blanc Tunnel : Italy, France, and Switzerland -- The founding of Brasília : Brazil -- NASA and the Apollo Program : United States -- The High Dam at Aswan : Egypt -- The Communications Satellite (COMSAT) : United States -- The National Trails System : United States -- Shinkansen-National High-speed Railways : Japan -- The Trans-Alaska Pipeline : United States and Canada -- The Itaipú Hydroelectric Power Project : Brazil and Paraquay -- The founding of Abuja : Nigeria -- The Channel Tunnel : England and France -- SEMATECH : United States -- The Central Artery/Tunnel Project ("Big Dig") : United States.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 887-909) and index.

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