Infrastructure: A Field Guide to the Industrial Landscape

Infrastructure: A Field Guide to the Industrial Landscape

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by Brian Hayes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393329593

ISBN-13: 9780393329599

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

“Original, highly readable. . . . An extraordinary book.”—Anne Eisenberg, Scientific American  See more details below

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“Original, highly readable. . . . An extraordinary book.”—Anne Eisenberg, Scientific American

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393329599
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1:  Out of the Earth
Chapter 2:  Waterworks
Chapter 3:  Food and Farming
Chapter 4:  Oil and Gas
Chapter 5:  Power Plants
Chapter 6:  The Power Grid
Chapter 7:  Communications
Chapter 8:  On the Road
Chapter 9:  The Railroad
Chapter 10:  Bridges and Tunnels
Chapter 11:  Aviation
Chapter 12:  Shipping
Chapter 13:  Wastes and Recycling
Afterword:  The Postindustrial Landscape
A Note on the Photographs
Further Reading
Index

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Infrastructure: A Field Guide to the Industrial Landscape 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Jorufo More than 1 year ago
This is a very interesting and remarkable book! I recommomend this book for anyone, regardless of your interests.
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DavGMZ67 More than 1 year ago
This book is very remarkable. I am waiting for the PBS documentary series based on this work. Shares with everyone the makings of what is the fabric of the modern man made environment. It is an important work I believe because in order to understand where we are going as a global society with environmental renewal, future innovation, etc; We have to know where we have been, and where we are. This book helps you do that....