The Great Bridge

A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century. Reissue. 10,000 first printing.

The Great Bridge

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The Great Bridge
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: David McCullough
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century. Reissue. 10,000 first printing.
The Great Bridge Scandal
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Alan Truscott
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Master Point Press

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation,
The Great Bridge
Language: en
Pages: 605
Authors: David McCullough
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-15 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of Truman evaluates the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge as the greatest engineering triumph of its time, citing the pivotal contributions of chief engineer Washington Roebling and the technical problems and political corruption that challenged the project.
Engineers of Dreams
Language: en
Pages: 479
Authors: Henry Petroski
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Vintage

A history of the great nineteenth- and twentieth-century bridges and the engineers that built them covers James Eads and the Mississippi River bridge, Othman Ammann and the George Washington bridge, and others. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
The Great Bridge Scandal
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: Alan F. Truscott
Categories: Cardsharping
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher: Behrman House Publishing

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation,