Structures that changed the way the world looked / Donna Singer.
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- ISBN: 0811449378
- ISBN: 9780811449373
- Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
- Publisher: Austin : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, ©1995.
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Great Pyramid -- The Parthenon -- The Great Wall of China -- The Colosseum -- Palenque -- Angkor -- Great Zimbabwe -- The Tower of London -- Anasazi Cliff Dwellings -- Chartres Cathedral -- The Dikes of the Netherlands -- The Alhambra -- The Taj Mahal -- The Suez Canal -- The Statue of Liberty -- The Eiffel Tower -- Hoover Dam -- The Golden Gate Bridge -- The Sears Tower -- English Channel Tunnel.
Examines 20 structures and buildings of major historical significance, and discusses why and how they were built. Subjects are taken from a variety of periods and cultures, with examples including the Great Pyramid, the Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, the Taj Mahal and the Golden Gate Bridge. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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