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Elizabeth Mann's Wonders of the World Books

Published by Mikaya Press
12 Total Books

In the Wonders of the World series, author Elizabeth Mann explores 12 of the greatest structures ever built in the history of mankind.  Generously illustrated with both photographs and color paintings, these exceptional resources provide a window into the design, effort and sacrifice men and women made to forever alter the geography of our planet.   

From the ancient civilizations who envisioned and constructed Machu Picchu and the Great Pyramid to the modern techniques utilized to plan and build the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge, the author carries the reader through the step-by step process necessary to achieve these finished masterpieces. Further, she provides careful detail about the culture and personalities that prompted individuals to achieve seemingly impossible projects. 

With dramatic illustrations and extraordinary writing, this series will become a favorite of anyone interested in architecture, geography and the history of our civilization.

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Books in this Series

The Brooklyn Bridge: The story of the world's most famous bridge and the remarkable family that built it
Empire State Building: When New York Reached for the Skies
The Great Pyramid: The story of the farmers, the god-king and the most astounding structure ever built
The Great Wall: The story of thousands miles of earth and stone that turned a nation into a fortress
Hoover Dam: The story of hard times, tough people and the taming of a wild river
Machu Picchu: The story of the amazing Inkas and their city in the clouds
The Panama Canal: The story of how a jungle was conquered and the world made smaller
The Parthenon: The Height of Greek Civilization
The Roman Colosseum: The story of the world's most famous stadium and its deadly games
Statue of Liberty: A Tale of Two Countries
Taj Mahal: A Story of Love and Empire
Tikal: The Center of the Maya World


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