Of Stones and Man: From the Pharaohs to the Present Day

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Of Stones and Man explores the many errors of judgement made by civilizations both ancient and modern across the world. Arrogance and a penchant for excess drove mankind to build ever greater and more ambitious edifices. The author analyzes these works from a scientific and historically-sensitive perspective, highlighting the hydro-geological background to repeated infamous disasters, from the faults inherent in the Sphinx to the leaning Tower of Pisa. Beautifully illustrated throughout, Of Stones and Man is a testament ...

Of Stones and Man: From the Pharaohs to the Present Day 2005, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415383455

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Of Stones and Man: From the Pharaohs to the Present Day 2005, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415364416

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