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  1. Society and the State: Mini-set H Today & Tomorrow 2 vols

    Today and Tomorrow

    By Various

    Originally published between 1925 and 1931 these volumes discuss the role of the state on everyday life, focussing particularly on the justice system, censorship, and the role of the media. ...

    Published March 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Industry and the Machine: Mini-set G Today & Tomorrow 2 vols

    Today and Tomorrow

    By Various

    The focus of these titles is on the mechanization of society, both domestically and on a commercial and industrial scale. The titles, which were originally published between 1924 and 1927 represent a positive view of the dramatic achievements that technology will bring. ...

    Published March 1st 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    By Terry Gourvish

    Series: Government Official History Series

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Of Stones and Man

    From the Pharaohs to the Present Day

    By Jean Kerisel

    Of Stones and Man explores the many errors of judgement made by civilizations both ancient and modern across the world. Arrogance and a penchant for excess drove mankind to build ever greater and more ambitious edifices. The author analyzes these works from a scientific and historically-sensitive...

    Published September 1st 2005 by CRC Press

  5. Of Stones and Man

    From the Pharaohs to the Present Day

    By Jean Kerisel

    Of Stones and Man explores the many errors of judgement made by civilizations both ancient and modern across the world. Arrogance and a penchant for excess drove mankind to build ever greater and more ambitious edifices. The author analyzes these works from a scientific and historically-sensitive...

    Published September 1st 2005 by CRC Press

  6. Crossing Boundaries, Building Bridges

    By Annie Canel, Ruth Oldenziel

    Edited by Karin Zachmann

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    Women engineers have been in the public limelight for decades, yet we have surprisingly little historically grounded understanding of the patterns of employment and education of women in this field. Most studies are either policy papers or limited to statistical analyses. Moreover, the scant...

    Published December 21st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Structural Engineering

    History and development

    Edited by R.J.W. Milne

    This volume contains invited contributions from eight of the Gold Medal winners of the Institution of Structural Engineers, presented at the seminar held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the granting of the Royal Charter to the Institution. The authors are among the pre-eminent engineers of the...

    Published November 27th 1997 by CRC Press

  8. The Channel Tunnel Story

    Edited by G Anderson, B. Roskrow

    The Channel Tunnel is a huge construction project, employing over 14,000 people at peak, and costing over 11 billion of private money. It has succeeded in spite of great financial, political and techncial difficulties, and a fundamentally flawed contract. This book tells the story of the project,...

    Published May 19th 1994 by CRC Press

  9. Down to Earth

    Foundations Past and Present: The Invisible Art of the Builder

    By Jean Kerisel

    Written in straightforward non-technical language, with numerous diagrams and photographs, this book takes a look at ‘the invisible art’ of the great builders: how they founded their constructions in the earth and strove to understand and combat the natural forces, such as earth pressures, water,...

    Published January 1st 1991 by CRC Press