Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers’ Oral History
Silver Award Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Award in Young Adult (YA) Non-Fiction
Moving beyond the familiar accounts of politics and the achievements of celebrity engineers and designers, Building the Golden Gate Bridge is the first book to primarily feature the voices of the workers themselves. This is the story of survivors who vividly recall the hardships, hazards, and victories of constructing the landmark span during the Great Depression.
Labor historian Harvey Schwartz has compiled oral…
ISBN 10 : 9780295806204
ISBN 13 : 0295806206
Silver Award Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Award in Young Adult (YA) Non-Fiction Moving beyond the familiar accounts of politics and the achievements of celebrity engineers and design..
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From the best-selling author of Skyscrapers comes the much-anticipated twentieth-anniversary edition of her magnificent chronological tour of the world's most significant and eye-p..
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This is a book of hypothetical cases written to give students real examples of key finance concepts. Each case is 3-4 pages in length, and concludes with questions and problems tha..
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The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognizable structures to define a modern city. Yet, for author Kevin Hines the bridge is not merely a marker of a place or a time. Inste..
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Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts estimate that by 2050, one out of three Americans will identify as Latino. Though their population ..
ISBN 10 : 9780062041531
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In fascinating detail, Ivan Solotaroff introduces us to the men who carry out executions. Although the emphasis is on the personal lives of these men and of those they have to put ..
ISBN 10 : 0520908732
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Were it simply a collection of fascinating, previously unpublished folktales, Speak, Bird, Speak Again: Palestinian Arab Folktales would merit praise and attention because of its c..