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ISBN: 0743474090 / ISBN-13: 9780743474092

Flushed: How the Plumber Saved Civilization

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Presenting a quirky and fascinating history of plumbing from the Harappan of the Indus Valley (circa 3000 BC) to the Roman Empire, from Victorian ... Show synopsis

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  • Flushed: How the Plumber Saved Civilization (Atria Books) – Trade paperback (2007)
    by W Hodding Carter

    Flushed: How the Plumber Saved Civilization

    Trade paperback, Atria Books
    2007
    English
    241 pages

    ISBN: 0743474090
    ISBN-13: 9780743474092

    When we consider the everyday amenities that really make a difference in our well being and happiness, surely good plumbing must rank near the top. But rarely do we take the time to appreciate the engineering marvels that bring clean water into our homes with the turn of a tap and that take our waste products away with the flip of a lever. Flushed won't let you ever take plumbing for granted ever again - it will help you understand how clean water comes into your home and dirty water leaves it, and you'll never look at your ... Show more

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