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The Pyramids of Giza, the Parthenon of Greece, the Great Wall of China, the Colosseum of Rome . . . Today, we stand in awe before these wonders of the ancient world. They hold our history and the deepest secrets of our past in their hidden recesses.

In THE ANCIENT ENGINEERS, L. Sprague de Camp delves into the heart of the mystery. He introduces us to the master builders who had the vision, the power, and the passion to reach for the clouds and touch the heavens. We share in some of the greatest technological triumphs of all time — triumphs of the human mind, imagination, and spirit.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345320292
Author:
de Camp, L. Sprague
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Engineering
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Mysticism x
Publication Date:
January 1987
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbou
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
6.87x4.16x1.09 in. .51 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Pocket Books
History and Social Science » World History » Ancient History
Metaphysics » Anomalous Events
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » Technology

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