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Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky
Written by Dwayne Day
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560987734
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Eye in the Sky
The Story of the CORONA Spy Satellites
Written by Dwayne Day


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 17, 1999
Price: $17.95

Presenting the full story of the CORONA spy satellites' origins, Eye in the Sky explores the Cold War technology and far-reaching effects of the satellites on foreign policy and national security. Arguing that satellite reconnaissance was key to shaping the course of the Cold War, the book documents breakthroughs in intelligence... Read more >
Remaking the World
Remaking the World
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773203
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Remaking the World
Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $15.99

This collection of informative and pleasurable essays by Henry Petroski elucidates the role of engineers in shaping our environment in countless ways, big and small.

In Remaking the World Petroski gravitates this time, perhaps, toward the big: the English Channel tunnel, the Panama Canal, Hoover Dam, the QE2, and the Petronas Twin... Read more >
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Buffalo Soldiers
Buffalo Soldiers
Written by T. G. Steward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591021070
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Buffalo Soldiers
The Colored Regulars in the United States Army
Written by T. G. Steward


Format: Trade Paperback, 370 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2003
Price: $19.99

African American soldiers distinguished themselves for valor during the Civil War and their service in defense of the Union went a long way toward securing the civil rights of all black Americans after the war. On the frontier, African American units of the U.S. Army (nicknamed "buffalo soldiers" by their Indian... Read more >
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 >
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 >
Medical Marvels
Medical Marvels
Written by Eugene W. Straus, M.D. and Alex Straus
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023739
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Medical Marvels
The 100 Greatest Advances in Medicine
Written by Eugene W. Straus, M.D. and Alex Straus


Format: Hardcover, 425 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2006
Price: $28.99

Medical Marvels is an introduction to some of the ideas, people, and accomplishments that have influenced the development of healing. While it examines and celebrates human ingenuity's most hallowed ground, it is not a history per se of medicine - it is equally concerned with our current climate, and it is... Read more >
Tex Johnston
Tex Johnston
Written by A. M. "Tex" Johnston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560989318
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Tex Johnston
Jet-Age Test Pilot
Written by A. M. "Tex" 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 >
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The Published Writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright
The Published Writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright
Edited by Peter L. Jakab and Rick Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588341426
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The Published Writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright

Edited by Peter L. Jakab and Rick Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2004
Price: $22.95

For the first time, nearly seventy of Wilbur and Orville Wright's published writings are brought together in a single, annotated reference. Spanning the decades from the brothers' turn-of-the-century experiments with gliders until Orville's death in 1948, the articles describe the design of their aircraft, early test flights, and camp life at... Read more >
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics
Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623137
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Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... Read more >
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The Woman and the Car
The Woman and the Car
Written by Dorothy Levitt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402875
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The Woman and the Car
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $13.95

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact - when no right-thinking lady would consider solo motoring without her revolver... Read more >
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