The Road Taken: The History and Future of America's Infrastructure

By Petroski, Henry

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9781632863607
Publisher
Bloomsbury USA


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Reviewed on March 1, 2016  |  Social Sciences

Petroski (engineering, history, Duke Univ.; To Engineer Is Human) provides a well-researched look at U.S. infrastructure and what its future holds. Naturally, roads and bridges are discussed, but other elements such as curbs, drains, asphalt composition, and several constructed objects are considered as well. More than in his previous works, here Petroski inserts anecdotes that enliven the account. His vivid memories of playing in the streets of Brookly...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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