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By Stanley D. Brunn

This is the 1st publication to check the particular impression of actual and social engineering initiatives in additional than fifty international locations from a multidisciplinary standpoint. The publication brings jointly a global staff of approximately 2 hundred authors from over dozen assorted international locations and greater than a dozen assorted social, environmental, and engineering sciences. jointly they rfile and illustrate with case stories, maps and pictures the size and affects of many megaprojects and the significance of learning those tasks in old, modern and postmodern views. This pioneering e-book will stimulate curiosity in studying numerous either social and actual engineering tasks at neighborhood, neighborhood, and worldwide scales and from disciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives.

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