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The Thames Embankment: Environment, Technology, And Society In Victorian London (Technology And The Environment (Akron, Ohio))

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In this richly detailed and multifaceted study, Dale H. Porter reveals the complex weave of values and practices -- environmental, political, economic, technological, and aesthetic -- that made possible the building of these structures that altered and became a permanent part of the London riverscape. The Thames Embankment shows how innovations in technology, in environmen ...more
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Published by University of Akron Press (first published March 1st 1997)
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The Thames Embankment: Environment, Technology, and Society in Victorian London (Technology and the Environment (Akron, Ohio)) by Dale H. Porter (1998)
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