The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218310
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But this is not merely the saga of an engineering miracle; it is a sweeping narrative of the social climate of the time and of the heroes and rascals who had a hand in either constructing or exploiting the surpassing enterprise.

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743217378
Size: 72.98 MB
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A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century. Reissue. 10,000 first printing.

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 067145711X
Size: 39.43 MB
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A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century

Johnstown Flood

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561224
Size: 54.74 MB
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The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.

The Chief Engineer

Author: Erica Wagner
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408843772
Size: 70.73 MB
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The Brooklyn Bridge took fourteen dramatic years to complete, and the personal story that lay behind that construction is told here for the first time.

Brave Companions

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561231
Size: 51.62 MB
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These are brave companions: to each other, to David McCullough, and to the reader, for with rare storytelling ability McCullough brings us into the times they knew and their very uncommon lives.

Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Alan Trachtenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226811154
Size: 43.81 MB
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Investigates the continuing impact of the Brooklyn Bridge upon the American imagination, exploring both its symbolic significance as reflected in the works of Hart Crane and others and its importance as an engineering accomplishment 'This ...

The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Elizabeth Mann
Publisher: Mikaya Press
ISBN: 1931414386
Size: 24.80 MB
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Describes the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, from its conception by John Roebling in 1852 through, after many setbacks, its final completion under the direction of his son, Washington, in 1883.