Dams

Dams

by Christine Macy

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Overview

A lavishly illustrated exploration of these landscape-defining structures across the United States.


Dams are a monumental presence on the American landscape. This newest book in the Norton/Library of Congress series shows that the history of dam development is characterized by invention and innovation, and parallels that of the United States. It emphasizes the unique design and engineering complexities of these impressive structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393731392
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/25/2010
Series: Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks Series
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Christine Macy is an associate professor at Dalhousie University, Halifax. She lives in Nova Scotia.

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