Highways in Our National Life

Highways in Our National Life : A Symposium (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Highways in Our National Life: A Symposium Even so, complete coverage of topics relating to highways has not been obtained. The most obvious omission is that pertaining to military aspects. This gap has arisen from the inability of the editors to find authors both competent and willing to discuss them. Thus the reader will find no mention of Vauban or Haussmann, no ac count of Hitler's autobahnen, nor any discussion of the role of American highways in national defense, interesting as that last topic would have been for inclusion. Although many of the contributors have examined the essays of others, as befits the nature of a symposium, the reader will find on occasion some slight overlapping within each general section. This is, in the editors' Opinion, not only inevitable but desirable, since each essay is considered as a whole and can be read without ref erence to others. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 558 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 29mm | 735g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243191146
  • 9780243191147