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Christine Macy

ISBN: 978-0-393-73139-2

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336 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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A lavishly illustrated exploration of these landscapedefining structures across the United States.

Dams are a monumental presence on the American landscape. This newest book in the Norton/Library of Congress series shows that the history of dam development is characterized by invention and innovation, and parallels that of the United States. It emphasizes the unique design and engineering complexities of these impressive structures.