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Author LaPierre, Yvette, 1963- author.

Title Engineering the Colosseum / by Yvette Lapierre ; content consultant, Lynne C. Lancaster.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]


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Description 1 online resource (48 pages) : illustrations (some color).
data file rda
Series Building by design
Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Summary The Colosseum, the greatest arena of the ancient Roman world, still stands in Rome, Italy, nearly 2,000 years after its construction. Engineering the Colosseumstudies how ancient designers put the structure together, what kinds of events were held there, and how modern conservationists are protecting and restoring the building today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Note Print version record.
Subject Colosseum (Rome, Italy) -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature.
Colosseum (Rome, Italy) (OCoLC)fst00631194
Structural engineering -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Civil engineering -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Buildings -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Buildings -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Lancaster, Lynne C., 1964- consultant.
Added Title Colosseum
Other Form: Print version: La Pierre, Yvette. Engineering the Colosseum. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018] 9781532111648 (OCoLC)975489979
ISBN 9781680787559 (electronic bk.)
1680787551 (electronic bk.)
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