Deborah Cadbury - History - 2012 - 400 pages
From the best-selling author of THE DINOSAUR HUNTERS and THE LOST KING OF FRANCE comes the story of how our modern world was forged – in rivets, grease and steam; in blood ...
Steven Strogatz - Science - 2003 - 338 pages
A pioneer in the scientific field of synchronicity examines the work of physicists and mathematicians out to prove how spontaneous order emerges from chaos.
Alan Trachtenberg - Photography - 1979 - 206 pages
Investigates the continuing impact of the Brooklyn Bridge upon the American imagination, exploring both its symbolic significance as reflected in the works of Hart Crane and ...
Stephen Halliday - History - 1999 - 210 pages
In the sweltering summer of 1858 the stink of sewage from the polluted river Thames was extremely offensive. Engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette was chosen to change the city's ...
Mary J. Shapiro - History - 1983 - 122 pages
Photographs and drawings show how the Brooklyn Bridge was designed and built, and illustrate various events in the history of the bridge