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Armytage, W. H. G. A social history of engineering. 2nd ed. London, Faber, 1966. 378 p.
   Bibliography: p. 335-353.
   TA15.A7 1966b <SciRR>

Billington, David P. The innovators: the engineering pioneers who made America modern. New York, Wiley, c1996. 245 p.
   Bibliography: p. 221-236.
   TA15.B53 1996 <SciRR>

Bruno, Leonard C. The tradition of technology: landmarks of Western technology in the collections of the Library of Congress. Washington, Library of Congress, 1995. 356 p.
   Bibliography: p. 313-341.
   T15.B685 1995 <SciRR>

Burstall, Aubrey Frederic. A history of technical engineering. London, Faber and Faber, 1963. 456 p.
Includes bibliographical references.
   TJ15.B85 <SciRR>

Channell, David F. The history of engineering science: an annotated bibliography. New York, Garland, 1989. 311 p.
   (Bibliographies of the history of science and technology, v. 16)
   Z5851.C47 1989 <SciRR>

De Camp, L. Sprague. The ancient engineers. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 1970, c1963. 408 p.
   Bibliography: p. 385-396.
   TA16.D4 1970

Finch, James Kip. Engineering and Western civilization. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1951. 397 p.
   Bibliography: p. 331-374

Finch, James Kip. The story of engineering. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1960. 528 p.

Garrison, Ervan G. A history of engineering and technology: artful methods. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, Fla., CRC Press, 1999. 347 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TA15.G37 1998 <SciRR>

Great engineers and pioneers in technology: From antiquity through the Industrial Revolution. Editors, Roland Turner and Steven L. Goulden, assistant editor, Barbara Sheridan. New York, St. Martin’s Press, c1981. 488 p.
   Bibliography: p. 461-465.
   TA139.G7 1981 vol. 1 <SciRR>

Hawkes, Nigel. Amazing achievements: a celebration of human ingenuity. San Diego, Calif., Thunder Press, c1996. 478 p.
   Bibliography: p. 465.
   TA15.H38 1996

Hill, Donald Routledge. A history of engineering in classical and medieval times. London, New York, Routledge, 1996. 263 p.
   Bibliography: p. 248-253.
   TA16.H55 1996

Kérisel, Jean. Down to earth: foundations past and present: the invisible art of the builder. Rotterdam, Boston, A.A. Balkema, 1987. 147 p.
   Bibliography: p. 141-143.
   TA15.K44 1987 <SciRR>

Kirby, Richard Shelton, and others. Engineering in history. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1956. 530 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.

Langmead, Donald, and Christine Garnaut. Encyclopedia of architectural and engineering feats.
Santa Barbara, Calif., ABC-CLIO, c2001. 388 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   NA200.L32 2001 <SciRR>

Neuburger, Albert. The technical arts and sciences of the ancients. Translated by Henry L.Brose. New York, Barnes & Noble, 1969. 518 p.
   Bibliography: p. xxvii
   T16.N43 1969 <SciRR>
   Reprint of the 1930 edition.
   Translation of Die Technik des Altertums. English.

Parsons, William Barclay. Engineers and engineering in the Renaissance. Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Press, 1968, c1939. 661 p.
   Bibliography: p. 619-623.
   TA18.P3 1968 <SciRR>

Rae, John, and Rudy Volti. The engineer in history. Rev. ed. New York, Peter Lang, 2001. 254 p. (WPI studies, v. 24)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TA15.R33 2001<SciRR>

The Seventy wonders of the modern world. Edited by Neil Parkyn. New York, Thames & Hudson, 2002. 304 p.
   Bibliography: p. 292-297.
   TA15.S48 2002 <SciRR>

Tobin, James. Great projects: the epic story of the building of America: from the taming of the Mississippi to the invention of the Internet. New York, Free Press, c2001. 322 p.
   Bibliography: p. 305-310
   TA23.T63 2001 <SciRR>

Williams, Archibald. Engineering feats: great achievements simply described. London, New York, T. Nelson and Sons, 1925. 263 p.



Clow, Archibald, and Nan L. Clow. The chemical revolution: a contribution to social technology. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1970. 680.
   Bibliography: p. 633-661.
   TP18.C5 1970 <SciRR>
   Reprint of the 1952 ed.

Haynes, Williams. American chemical industry. New York, Garland, 1983, c1954. 6 v.
   Includes bibligraphical references.
   TP23.H37 1983<SciRR>
   Reprint. Originally published: New York, Van Nostrand, 1945-1954.

One hundred years of chemical engineering: from Lewis M. Norton (M.I.T. 1888) to present. Edited by Nikolaos A. Peppas. Dordrecht, Netherlands, Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers, c1989. 414 p.
   TP165.O54 1989 <SciRR>

Spence, Clark C. Mining engineers and the American West: the lace-boot brigade, 1849-1933. Moscow, Idaho, University of Idaho Press, 1993. 407 p.
   Bibliography: p. 371-390.
   TN23.6.S67 1993 <SciRR>
   Reprint. Originally published: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1970.



Adam, Jean Pierre. Roman building: materials and techniques. Translated by Anthony Mathews. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, c1994. 360 p.
   Bibliography: p.351-357.
   TH16.A3313 1994
   Translation of Construction romaine.

Berlow, Lawrence H. The reference guide to famous engineering landmarks of the world: bridges, tunnels, dams, roads, and others structures. Phoenix Ariz., Oryx Press, 1998. 250 p.
   Bibliography: p. 221-228
   TA15.B42 1998 TA15.B42 1998 <SciRR>

Building early America: contributions toward the history of a great industry. 1st reprint ed. The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia., Charles E. Peterson, editor. Mendham, N.J., Astragal Press, 1992, c1976. 407 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TH23.B73 <SciRR>
   Reprint. Originally published: Radnor, Pa., Chilton Book Co., c1976.

Condit, Carl W. American building: materials and techniques from the first colonial settlements to the present. 2nd ed. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1982. 329 p. (The Chicago history of American civilization, CHAC 25)
   Bibliography: p. 295-303.
   TH23.C58 1982 <SciRR>

Handbook of ancient water technology. Edited by Örjan Wikander. Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2000. 741 p
   Bibliography: p. 661-702.
   TC16.H36 2000 <SciRR>

Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) Collections
   URL: //
   The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) are collections of documentary measured drawings, photographs, and written historical and architectural information for over 31,000 structures and sites in the United States and its territories.

Pannell, J. P. M. Man the builder: an illustrated history of engineering. London, Thames and Hudson, 1977.
   Bibliography: p. 251-251.
   TA15.P35 1977
   First ed. published in 1965 under the title: An illustrated history of civil engineering.

Smith, Norman Alfred Fisher. Man and water: a history of hydro-technology. New York, Scribner, c1975.
239 p.
   Bibliography: p. 224-226.
   TC15.S64 <SciRR>

Sons of Martha: a civil engineering readings in modern literature. Collected & edited by Augustin J. Fredrich. New York, American Society of Civil Engineers, c1989. 596 p.
   Bibliography: p. 595-596.
   TA155.S66 1989<SciRR>

Straub, Hans. A history of civil engineering: an outline from ancient to modern times. English translation by E. Rockwell. London, L. Hill, 1952. 258 p.
   TH15.S752 <SciRR>

Upton, Neil. An illustrated history of civil engineering. London, Heinemann, 1975. 192 p.
   Bibliography: p. 184.

Wisley, William H. The American Civil Engineer 1852-2002: the history, traditions, and development of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Reston, Va., American Society of Civil Engineers, 2002. 235 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TA1.W83 2002<SciRR>

Wright, G. R. H. Ancient building technology. Volume 1. Historical Background. Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2000. 155 p. (Technology and change in history, v. 4)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TH16.W76 2000 <SciRR>



Bray, John. The communications miracle: the telecommunication pioneers from Morse to the information superhighway. New York, Plenum Press, c1995. 379 p.
   Includes bibliographical references
   TK139.B73 1995 <SciRR>

Cortada, James W. The computer in the United States: from laboratory to market, 1930 to 1960. Armonk, N.Y., M. E. Sharpe, c1993. 183 p.
   Bibliography: p. 141-173.
   TK7885.A5C67 1993 <SciRR>

Dunsheath, Percy. A history of electrical power engineering. Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Press, 1969, c1962. 368 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK15.D8 1969 <SciRR>

Finn, Bernard S. The history of electrical technology: an annotated bibliography. New York, Garland Pub., 1991. 342 p. (Bibliographies of the history of science and technology, v. 18)
   Z5832.F56 1991 <SciRR>

A History of engineering and science in the Bell System. Prepared by members of the technical staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, M. D. Fagen, editor. New York, The Laboratories, 1975-c1985. 7 v.
   TK6023.H57 1975 <SciRR>

Lukoff, Herman. From dits to bits: a personal history of the electronic computer. Portland, Or., Robotics Press, c1979. 219 p.
   Bibliography: p. 210-211.
   TK7885.22.L84A33 <SciRR>

McMahon, A. Michal. The making of a profession: a century of electrical engineering in America. New York, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, c1984. 304 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK23.M39 1984 <SciRR>

Nebeker, Frederik. Sparks of genius: portraits of electrical engineering excellence. New York, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, c1994. 268 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK139.N42 1993 <SciRR>

Ryder, John Douglas, and Donald G. Fink. Engineers & electrons: a century of electrical progress. New York, IEEE Press, c1984. 251 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK23.R9 1984 <SciRR>



Landmarks in mechanical engineering. ASME International History and Heritage. West Lafayette, Ind., Purdue University Press, c1997. 364 p.
   Bibliography: p. 351.
   TJ23.L35 1997 <SciRR>

Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London. Engineering heritage. London, Heinemann, on behalf of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1964, c1963-1966. 2 v.
   TJ15.I5 <SciRR>

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