Building Civilization: The Growth of Production
Building Civilization covers construction of roads, canals, bridges, houses, and skyscrapers, plus the development of factories and machine tools. It features such innovators as Simeon North (the pistol manufacturer who invented the milling machine), John Roebling and James Eads (bridge builders), Alice Hamilton (industrial medicine pioneer), Raymond Loewy (designer of streamlined trains and cars, refrigerators, and radios) and more. Part of the History of Technology Series.
232 pages; 8-1/2" x 11"; paperbound