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The Resource Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb

Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb

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Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city
Title
Higher
Title remainder
a historic race to the sky and the making of a city
Statement of responsibility
Neal Bascomb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bascomb, Neal
Dewey number
720/.483/097471
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA6232
LC item number
.B37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223065329220
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A hunch, then a demand -- The architect-artist -- A proud and soaring thing -- The organization man -- Make the land pay -- An American invention -- The poet in overalls -- To scrape the sky -- Equivalent to war -- A three-way race -- Oxygen to the fire -- Call it a "Vertex" -- A monument to the future -- The prize of the race -- The butterfly and its cocoon -- Crash -- Pharaoh against Pharaoh -- Aladdin's Genii and paper fights -- The chase into the sky -- Excelsior -- Spirit--not steel and stone
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780385506601
Lccn
2003048888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
51984970
Label
Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb
Link
Publication
Bar code
31223065329220
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A hunch, then a demand -- The architect-artist -- A proud and soaring thing -- The organization man -- Make the land pay -- An American invention -- The poet in overalls -- To scrape the sky -- Equivalent to war -- A three-way race -- Oxygen to the fire -- Call it a "Vertex" -- A monument to the future -- The prize of the race -- The butterfly and its cocoon -- Crash -- Pharaoh against Pharaoh -- Aladdin's Genii and paper fights -- The chase into the sky -- Excelsior -- Spirit--not steel and stone
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780385506601
Lccn
2003048888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
51984970

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