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The Resource The routes of man : how roads are changing the world and the way we live today, Ted Conover

The routes of man : how roads are changing the world and the way we live today, Ted Conover

Label
The routes of man : how roads are changing the world and the way we live today
Title
The routes of man
Title remainder
how roads are changing the world and the way we live today
Statement of responsibility
Ted Conover
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A spirited, urgent book that reveals the costs and benefits of being connected--how, from ancient Rome to the present, roads have played a crucial role in human life, advancing civilization even as they set it back
Summary
Explores how roads literally and metaphorically bind the world and change its landscape, citing examples in such regions as China, the Andes, and the West Bank
Biography type
contains biographical information
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340451
Cataloging source
DLC
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Conover, Ted
Dewey number
388.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE341
LC item number
.C66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Roads
  • Conover, Ted
Target audience
adult
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how roads are changing the world, and the way we live today
Label
The routes of man : how roads are changing the world and the way we live today, Ted Conover
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Forest primeval to Park Avenue -- Road, or not a road? -- Slipping from Shangri-La -- Road ecology -- The road is very unfair -- Double-edged roads -- A war you can commute to -- Speed up! -- Capitalist roaders -- Growing Broadway -- Drive soft : life no get duplicate
Control code
ocn416715196
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
333 p.
Isbn
9781400042449
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009024007
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)416715196
Label
The routes of man : how roads are changing the world and the way we live today, Ted Conover
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Forest primeval to Park Avenue -- Road, or not a road? -- Slipping from Shangri-La -- Road ecology -- The road is very unfair -- Double-edged roads -- A war you can commute to -- Speed up! -- Capitalist roaders -- Growing Broadway -- Drive soft : life no get duplicate
Control code
ocn416715196
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
333 p.
Isbn
9781400042449
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009024007
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)416715196

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