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Author Stewart, Matthew, 1963-

Title Monturiol's dream : the extraordinary story of the submarine inventor who wanted to save the world / Matthew Stewart.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    623.8 STE    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xiii, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published: Great Britain: Profile Books, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-330) and index.
Contents The making of a submariner -- The fires of youth -- The problem of Barcelona -- Urban Guerrilla -- The mother of the family -- The brotherhood -- A word from the prophet √Čtienne -- From Barcelona to Paradise -- The father of the family -- Cosmic awakenings -- The virtual revolution -- The end of Utopia -- The submarine dream -- The state of the art -- The adventure begins -- How to build a submarine, part 1 -- The ride of the Ictineo -- The greatest show on earth -- A fish out of water -- The struggle for recognition -- The blind trial -- Barcelona dreaming -- The submarine roast -- The people's submarine -- The new God of movement -- How to build a submarine, part II -- The Ictineo rides again -- The struggle continues -- Fire and water -- Prometheus bound -- The Ictineo in words -- Adelaida and Delfina -- The submariners' republic -- A life of invention -- Twilight of a submariner -- Redemption -- The Post-Monturiol era of underwater navigation.
Subject Monturiol, Narciso, 1819-1885.
Marine engineers -- Spain -- Catalonia -- Biography.
Naval architects -- Spain -- Catalonia -- Biography.
Submarines (Ships) -- Spain -- History -- 19th century.
Inventors -- Spain -- Catalonia -- Biography.
Catalonia (Spain) -- Biography.
ISBN 0375414398 : $25.00

 
    
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