Nash, Bruce M.
Most widely held works about Bruce M Nash
Most widely held works by Bruce M Nash
Panama Canal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
The French began construction on the Panama Canal in 1880, but abandoned the project after nine years and a loss of 20,000 lives. The United States took over the project and completed it on January 7, 1914. This historical account of its construction examines the ingenuity and enterprise that went into making it one of the 20th-century's engineering wonders.
The World Trade Center ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and French and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Discusses the construction, 27 year presence, and bombing destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City.
The baseball hall of shame by Bruce M Nash ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Here are the worst plays, the most humiliating defeats, the dumbest moves, and the goofiest decisions in the history of America's favorite sport. Dozens of anecdotes and photographs make up this unusual collection.
The Eiffel Tower ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
This historical tour of the world's most fabled and famous tower begins with the engineer behind it, Gustave Eiffel. When it was first built, just over a century ago, it provoked outrage and ire. The challenges and breakthroughs of its construction are examined.
Renewable energy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Explains how air, water, earth, and fire are transformed into clean, reliable sources of heat, electricity, and even automobile fuel. Looks at a solar roof implementation by FedEx at a regional sort facility in Oakland, Calif., a wind power project in central New York using fewer, larger turbines, and the widespread use of geothermal energy in Iceland. Visits Lovecraft Biofuels in Los Angeles, an auto repair shop that converts diesel car and truck engines to run on one hundred percent vegetable oil. Examines the potential use of hydropower from ocean tides, such as tidal barrages, as well as a tidal stream (or flow) power project off the shore of England that uses propeller-like turbines to capture the kinetic power of underwater currents.
The Statue of Liberty enlightening the world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Discover the glory of this gift from France in a breathtaking look at the creation and restoration of "Liberty enlightening the world."
Gothic cathedrals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
The Gothic cathedral stands as a rich and complex design. The engineering behind these great testaments to faith has not changed dramatically in 900 years.
Empire State Building ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression.
Golden Gate Bridge ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
The story of the Golden Gate Bridge, one of the foremost man-made tourist attractions in the United States, which critics said could never be built.
Mount Rushmore ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore was considered an unorthodox masterpiece when it was created by a young sculptor named Gutzon Borglum. This historical documentary discusses the remarkable design specifications and construction efforts that occurred over the course of 15 years.
The Stock exchange ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Gives the history of the New York Stock Exchange.
The you can do it! kids diet by Dee Matthews ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The greatest sports stories never told by Bruce M Nash ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
34 sports stories that may be beyond belief but have been forgotten.
The football hall of shame by Bruce M Nash ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
The Manhattan Project ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
The scientists and engineers who helped build the world's first nuclear weapon reflect on their accomplishments and legacy.
More engineering disasters ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Man built monuments on the earth, and then the sea and sky - but at times he has failed. The human factor is never completely eliminated, and through our mistakes, we rise to the heights of modern innovation. Examines some of the largest engineering disasters including early rocket catastrophes, the tragic flaw of the famous Liberty Ships of WWII, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision, the Los Angeles Aqueduct tradegy, the history of the Hartford Civic Center, and the details of the Niagara power fiasco.
The baseball hall of shame 2 by Bruce M Nash ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
"In ongoing appreciation of...the best fights! The sneakiest tricks! The wildest pitches! America's favorite pastime at its wonderful worst!"
Transcontinental railroads ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
America's first transcontinental railroad system was finally completed on May 10, 1869, a decade after it began. This is the story of the struggle to forge an iron link across the untamed West.
Haunted kids by Bruce M Nash ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 255 libraries worldwide
A dozen tales, based in part on reported cases, of children's encounters with the supernatural.
Modern marvels ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
An account of the discovery in 1911, by Hiram Bingham, of the ruins of Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas in the mountains of Peru, with speculation on the purposes of the complex, the engineering techniques employed in its construction, and the reasons for its abandonment by the Incas.
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