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The Resource Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb

Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb

Label
Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city
Title
Higher
Title remainder
a historic race to the sky and the making of a city
Statement of responsibility
Neal Bascomb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bascomb, Neal
Dewey number
720/.483/097471
Index
index present
LC call number
NA6232
LC item number
.B37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skyscrapers
  • Commercial buildings
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3
  • A Proud and Soaring Thing
  • 46
  • Chapter 4
  • Organization Man
  • 59
  • Chapter 5
  • Make the Land Pay
  • 72
  • Chapter 6
  • Prologue: The Soaring Twenties
  • An American Invention
  • 91
  • Chapter 7
  • Poet in Overalls
  • 101
  • Chapter 8
  • To Scrape the Sky
  • 116
  • Chapter 9
  • Equivalent to War
  • 1
  • 130
  • Chapter 10
  • A Three-way Race
  • 139
  • Interlude: Oxygen to the Fire
  • 155
  • Chapter 11
  • Call It a "Vertex"
  • 163
  • Chapter 12
  • Chapter 1
  • A Monument to the Future
  • 178
  • Chapter 13
  • Prize of the Race
  • 190
  • Chapter 14
  • Butterfly and Its Cocoon
  • 199
  • Chapter 15
  • Crash
  • A Hunch, Then a Demand
  • 213
  • Chapter 16
  • Pharaoh Against Pharaoh
  • 228
  • Chapter 17
  • Aladdin's Genii and Paper Fights
  • 241
  • Chapter 18
  • Chase into the Sky
  • 254
  • 17
  • Chapter 19
  • Excelsior
  • 263
  • Epilogue: Spirit--Not Steel and Stone
  • 273
  • Chapter 2
  • Architect-Artist
  • 32
Control code
ocm51984970
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780385506601
Lccn
2003-48888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51984970
  • (Sirsi) a771292
Label
Higher : a historic race to the sky and the making of a city, Neal Bascomb
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3
  • A Proud and Soaring Thing
  • 46
  • Chapter 4
  • Organization Man
  • 59
  • Chapter 5
  • Make the Land Pay
  • 72
  • Chapter 6
  • Prologue: The Soaring Twenties
  • An American Invention
  • 91
  • Chapter 7
  • Poet in Overalls
  • 101
  • Chapter 8
  • To Scrape the Sky
  • 116
  • Chapter 9
  • Equivalent to War
  • 1
  • 130
  • Chapter 10
  • A Three-way Race
  • 139
  • Interlude: Oxygen to the Fire
  • 155
  • Chapter 11
  • Call It a "Vertex"
  • 163
  • Chapter 12
  • Chapter 1
  • A Monument to the Future
  • 178
  • Chapter 13
  • Prize of the Race
  • 190
  • Chapter 14
  • Butterfly and Its Cocoon
  • 199
  • Chapter 15
  • Crash
  • A Hunch, Then a Demand
  • 213
  • Chapter 16
  • Pharaoh Against Pharaoh
  • 228
  • Chapter 17
  • Aladdin's Genii and Paper Fights
  • 241
  • Chapter 18
  • Chase into the Sky
  • 254
  • 17
  • Chapter 19
  • Excelsior
  • 263
  • Epilogue: Spirit--Not Steel and Stone
  • 273
  • Chapter 2
  • Architect-Artist
  • 32
Control code
ocm51984970
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780385506601
Lccn
2003-48888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51984970
  • (Sirsi) a771292

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