Colossal: Engineering Modernity – Suez Canal, Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower, and Panama Canal – Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby

In this generously illustrated book, acclaimed Berkeley art historian Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby gives us the definitive account of a history that leads from Napoleon s encounter with the gigantic monuments of ancient Egypt to the building of the wonders of the industrial world: the Statue of Liberty, Suez Canal, Eiffel Tower, and Panama Canal. Though now landmarks as famed as the pyramids, Grigsby

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