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Skyscrapers define the American city.  Through a narrative text and gorgeous historical photographs David Weitzman explores Native American history and the evolution of structural engineering and architecture, illuminating the Mohawk ironworkers who risked their lives to build our cities and their lasting impact on our urban landscape.

Synopsis:

Narrative text and photographs examines Native American history and the development of structural engineering and architecture, focusing on Mohawk ironworkers.

About the Author

DAVID WEITZMAN is the author and illustrator of more than a dozen books for children on America's industrial and technical history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596431621
Author:
Weitzman, David
Publisher:
Flash Point
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
People
Subject:
Places/United States/Native American
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Transportation and Architecture
Subject:
Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white line illustrations
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7.15 x 0.64 in
Age Level:
10-14

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