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Author Corbishley, Mike.

Title The world of architectural wonders / Mike Corbishley.

Imprint New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 1996.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 720 COR    Available
Description 45 p. : ill., maps ; 31 cm.
Note Simultaneous published in England as: Superstructures, building the world's great monuments.
Includes index.
Contents Stonehenge -- The pyramids of Giza -- The Acropolis -- The Great Wall of China -- Tomb of the Emperor Ch'in -- The city of Petra -- The Forum of Rome and the Colosseum -- Mesa Verde -- Chartres Cathedral -- The city of Venice -- Great Zimbabwe -- Machu Picchu -- The Taj Mahal -- The Hoover Dam.
Summary Examines the stories behind such wonders of the world's architecture as the pyramids of Giza, the Great Wall of China, Chartes Cathedral, the city of Venice, and Hoover Dam.
Subject Structural engineering -- Juvenile literature.
Building, Stone -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0872262790 : $19.95

 
    
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