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The Resource Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland

Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland

Label
Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material
Title
Concrete planet
Title remainder
the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material
Statement of responsibility
Robert Courland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
620.1/36
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA439
LC item number
.C588 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Dennis Smith -- Origins -- Towering ziggurats, concrete pyramids, and Minoan mazes -- The Gold Standard -- Concrete in Mesoamerica and Renaissance Europe -- The development of modern concrete -- Refinements, reinforcement, and proliferation -- The wizard and the architect -- The concretization of the world -- The bad news -- The good news
Control code
1324329
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9781616144814
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011028696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1324329
  • (Sirsi) 1324329
  • (OCoLC)726821375
Label
Concrete planet : the strange and fascinating story of the world's most common man-made material, Robert Courland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Dennis Smith -- Origins -- Towering ziggurats, concrete pyramids, and Minoan mazes -- The Gold Standard -- Concrete in Mesoamerica and Renaissance Europe -- The development of modern concrete -- Refinements, reinforcement, and proliferation -- The wizard and the architect -- The concretization of the world -- The bad news -- The good news
Control code
1324329
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9781616144814
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011028696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1324329
  • (Sirsi) 1324329
  • (OCoLC)726821375

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