Engineering the Pre-Industrial Age

Engineering the Pre-Industrial Age

by Dick Parry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781445614458
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 06/19/2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dick Parry has written numerous titles on engineering, including Engineering the Ancient World and Engineering the Pyramids. He lives in Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

1 The Creators 9

2 Materials and Methods 42

3 Water Controlled 70

4 Water Transportation 96

5 Traversing the Land 119

6 A Span of Bridges 128

7 Castles and Fortresses 164

8 Towers Vertical and Towers Leaning 181

9 Soaring Vaults and Flying Buttresses 202

10 Heavenly Domes 222

Bibliography 248

Acknowledgements 252

Index 253

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