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The Resource Man-made wonders of the world, foreword by Dan Cruickshank ; contributors, Simon Adams [and 10 others] ; consultants, Dr Andrew Law, Professor Ola Uduku

Man-made wonders of the world, foreword by Dan Cruickshank ; contributors, Simon Adams [and 10 others] ; consultants, Dr Andrew Law, Professor Ola Uduku

Label
Man-made wonders of the world
Title
Man-made wonders of the world
Statement of responsibility
foreword by Dan Cruickshank ; contributors, Simon Adams [and 10 others] ; consultants, Dr Andrew Law, Professor Ola Uduku
Title variation
  • Man made wonders of the world
  • DK Smithsonian man-made wonders of the world
Contributor
Author
Consultant
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discover the most incredible statues, monuments, temples, bridges, and ancient cities, from Stonehenge to the Sagrada Familia, with this unparalleled survey of the most famous buildings and structures created by humans
Cataloging source
YEP
Dewey number
720
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
AG243
LC item number
.M266 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cruickshank, Dan
  • Adams, Simon
  • Law, Andrew
  • Uduku, Ola
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buildings
  • Monuments
  • Statues
  • Cities and towns
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Buildings
  • Cities and towns
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Monuments
  • Statues
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
Man-made wonders of the world, foreword by Dan Cruickshank ; contributors, Simon Adams [and 10 others] ; consultants, Dr Andrew Law, Professor Ola Uduku
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Smithsonian
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Earth and timber ; Brick and stone ; Iron, steel, and beyond -- North America. From Chaco Canyon in New Mexico to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C., including features on industrial and Contemporary architectural styles -- Central and South America. From Calakmul in Mexico to Itaipu Dam on the border of Paraguay and Brazil, including a feature on the architecture of Pre-Columbian America -- Europe. From Newgrange in Ireland to Metropol Parasol in Spain, including features on Classical, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo, and Modernist architectural styles -- Africa. From the Great Sphinx in Egypt to the Afrikaans Language Monument in South Africa, including a feature on ancient Egyptian architecture -- Asian and Australasia. From Göbekli Tepe in Turkey to Tianjin Binhai Library in China, including features on Early Islamic, Chinese, Later Islamic, and Japanese architectural styles -- Directory of other sites -- Glossary
Control code
on1122862703
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9781465482525
Lccn
2019285939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1122862703
Label
Man-made wonders of the world, foreword by Dan Cruickshank ; contributors, Simon Adams [and 10 others] ; consultants, Dr Andrew Law, Professor Ola Uduku
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Smithsonian
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Earth and timber ; Brick and stone ; Iron, steel, and beyond -- North America. From Chaco Canyon in New Mexico to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C., including features on industrial and Contemporary architectural styles -- Central and South America. From Calakmul in Mexico to Itaipu Dam on the border of Paraguay and Brazil, including a feature on the architecture of Pre-Columbian America -- Europe. From Newgrange in Ireland to Metropol Parasol in Spain, including features on Classical, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo, and Modernist architectural styles -- Africa. From the Great Sphinx in Egypt to the Afrikaans Language Monument in South Africa, including a feature on ancient Egyptian architecture -- Asian and Australasia. From Göbekli Tepe in Turkey to Tianjin Binhai Library in China, including features on Early Islamic, Chinese, Later Islamic, and Japanese architectural styles -- Directory of other sites -- Glossary
Control code
on1122862703
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9781465482525
Lccn
2019285939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1122862703

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