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Rubble : unearthing the history of demolition

Author: Jeff Byles
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
An analysis of the social, scientific, and economic implications of the demolition industry explains how it has become a multibillion-dollar business, offers profiles of the major owners, and provides descriptions of implosion sites.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Byles
ISBN: 140005057X 9781400050574 0307345289 9780307345288
OCLC Number: 60550544
Description: xii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Erase-atecture --
Fireballs and skull crackers --
Fragmentation at a price --
Haussmann's Paris and beyond --
Sacking Penn Station --
Wrecker forever --
There goes the ghetto --
Disappeared Detroit --
Rubble and revelation --
Demolition derby.
Responsibility: Jeff Byles.

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An analysis of the social, scientific, and economic implications of the demolition industry explains how it has become a multibillion-dollar business, offers profiles of the major owners, and provides descriptions of implosion sites.
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