Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center

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Rutgers University Press, 1999 - Architecture - 263 pages
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Folklorist Angus Gillespie examines the development and daily life of the World Trade Center in New York. He covers how the engineers solved complex problems, and the contrast between the architectural community's disdain and the public acceptance of the towers as a symbol of New York.

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A story about the World Trade Center its inception to completion. A book that prior to 9/11 was probably little known or read. This book is a short history of the towers. Read full review

Twin towers: the life of New York City's World Trade Center

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Among the most widely recognized of human-made structures, New York City's World Trade Center is both beloved for its photogenic skyline presence and vilified for symbolizing bloated bureaucracy and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
A CITY WITHIN A CITY
202
Notes
235
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Gillespie is associate professor of american studies at Rutgers University.

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