Coverart for item
The Resource Great projects : the epic story of the building of America : from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin

Great projects : the epic story of the building of America : from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin

Label
Great projects : the epic story of the building of America : from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet
Title
Great projects
Title remainder
the epic story of the building of America : from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet
Statement of responsibility
James Tobin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Projects and engineers include James Buchanan Eads and flood control on the lower Mississippi; Arthur Powell Davis and Frank Crowe and the Hoover Dam; John Bloomfield Jervis and the Croton Aqueduct that brought clean water to New York City; Othmar Ammann and the bridges of New York City; Thomas Edison and electricity; Samuel Insull and the spread of electricity across the nation; Fred Salvucci and the Big Dig to revamp Boston's street system; J.C.R. Licklider who first imagined the Intenet
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tobin, James
Dewey number
609.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TA23
LC item number
.T63 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.)
  • Engineering
  • Flood control
  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
  • Dams
  • Croton Aqueduct (N.Y.)
  • Drinking water
  • Bridges
  • Electricity
  • Incandescent lamps
  • Tunnels
  • Internet
  • Ingénierie
  • Technik
  • USA
  • Ingeniería
Label
Great projects : the epic story of the building of America : from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 3.
  • Edison's light
  • ch. 4.
  • Electric nation
  • 3. t Metropolis.
  • ch. 5.
  • Water for the millions
  • ch 6.
  • Ammann's bridge
  • 4.
  • 1.
  • Pathways.
  • ch. 7.
  • The big dig
  • ch. 8.
  • The Internet
  • Water.
  • ch. 1.
  • The lower Mississippi
  • ch. 2.
  • The Colorado
  • 2.
  • Power.
Control code
ocm46641907
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
viii, 322 pages
Isbn
9780743210645
Lccn
2001033016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46641907
  • (OCoLC)46641907
Label
Great projects : the epic story of the building of America : from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet, James Tobin
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 3.
  • Edison's light
  • ch. 4.
  • Electric nation
  • 3. t Metropolis.
  • ch. 5.
  • Water for the millions
  • ch 6.
  • Ammann's bridge
  • 4.
  • 1.
  • Pathways.
  • ch. 7.
  • The big dig
  • ch. 8.
  • The Internet
  • Water.
  • ch. 1.
  • The lower Mississippi
  • ch. 2.
  • The Colorado
  • 2.
  • Power.
Control code
ocm46641907
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
viii, 322 pages
Isbn
9780743210645
Lccn
2001033016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46641907
  • (OCoLC)46641907

Library Locations

    • Waubonsee: Sugar Grove Campus - Todd LibraryBorrow it
      Collins Hall 2nd Floor Waubonsee Community College Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL, 60554-9454, US
      41.7974000 -88.45785
Processing Feedback ...