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The Erotic Engine
The Erotic Engine
Written by Patchen Barss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307375995
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The Erotic Engine
How Pornography has Powered Mass Communication, from Gutenberg to Google
Written by Patchen Barss


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

Pornography: The force for change that has been written out of the history of world culture.

From cave painting to photography to the internet, pornography has always been at the cutting edge in adopting and exploiting new developments in mass communication. And in so doing, it has helped to promote and propel... Read more >
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Small Things Considered
Small Things Considered
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307427809
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Small Things Considered
Why There Is No Perfect Design
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Why has the durable paper shopping bag been largely replaced by its flimsy plastic counterpart? What circuitous chain of improvements led to such innovations as the automobile cup holder and the swiveling vegetable peeler? With the same relentless curiosity and lucid, witty prose he brought to his earlier books, Henry Petroski... Read more >
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Nailmaking
Nailmaking
Written by Hugh Bodey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852636060
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Nailmaking

Written by Hugh Bodey


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $11.95

Today, nails are such an ordinary and widespread object that it may come as a surprise to learn that the range of shapes and sizes available now is but a fraction of those made in the nineteenth century. This illustrated account charts the history of nailmaking, from the Romans, through the... Read more >
Amoskeag
Amoskeag
Written by Tamara K. Hareven
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ISBN: 9780307831590
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Amoskeag

Written by Tamara K. Hareven


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Through the prism of one turn-of-the-century factory-city, Tamara Hareven and Randolph Langenbach have captured the historic experience of millions of Americans. We hear for the first time the eloquent voices—sometimes elegiac, sometimes bitter, yet always powerful—of immigrant being turned into Americans as they worked the machines which were themselves transforming this... Read more >
The Enterprise of Flight
The Enterprise of Flight
Written by Roger E. Bilstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560989646
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The Enterprise of Flight
The American Aviation and Aerospace Industry
Written by Roger E. Bilstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2001
Price: $29.95

The Enterprise of Flight is a highly praised contribution to the literature on American aviation and space exploration history. In a new introduction for this paperback edition, Roger E. Bilstein explains how international competition has affected American aerospace and airline manufacturers and updates the ongoing controversy over the high cost of... Read more >
Faster
Faster
Written by James Gleick
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307915085
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Faster
The Acceleration of Just About Everything
Written by James Gleick


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $15.00

From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated author of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world.

Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones... Read more >
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Masterworks of Technology
Masterworks of Technology
Written by E. E. Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022435
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Masterworks of Technology
The Story of Creative Engineering, Architecture, and Design
Written by E. E. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 328 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2004
Price: $29.99

In this absorbing exploration of technological creativity throughout the ages, E. E. Lewis, professor of mechanical engineering at Northwestern University, eloquently tells the story of how science and engineering—which had little in common until a few hundred years ago—came together to create the technological world of the 21st century.

Today’s technology is... Read more >
Tex Johnston
Tex Johnston
Written by A.M. Johnston
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ISBN: 9781560989318
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Tex Johnston
Jet-Age Test Pilot
Written by A.M. Johnston


Format: Trade Paperback, 274 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2000
Price: $17.95

One of America's most daring and accomplished test pilots, Tex Johnston flew the first US jet airplanes and, in a career spanning the 1930s through the 1970s, helped create the jet age at such pioneering aersospace companies as Bell Aircraft and Boeing. Read more >
Green Town USA
The Handbook for America's Sustainable Future
Written by Thomas J. Fox
Contribution by Andrew Flach
Foreword by Alex Wilson
Introduction by Daniel Wallach


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $4.99

"There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!"
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Hope for a greener America . . . from the extraordinary community that... Read more >
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How the Great Pyramid Was Built
How the Great Pyramid Was Built
Written by Craig Smith, Afterword by Mark Lehner, Foreword by Zahi Hawass
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588342003
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How the Great Pyramid Was Built

Written by Craig Smith
Afterword by Mark Lehner
Foreword by Zahi Hawass


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2004
Price: $27.95

Going beyond even the expertise of archaeologists and historians, world-class engineer Craig B. Smith explores the planning and engineering behind the incredible Great Pyramid of Giza. How would the ancient Egyptians have developed their building plans, devised work schedules, managed laborers, solved specific design and engineering problems, or even improvised on... Read more >
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