Parting the Desert
The Creation of the Suez CanalBook - 2003
The building of the Suez Canal was considered the greatest engineering feat of the 19th century, but as Karabell shows, it was much more than a marvel of construction. Parting the Desert details an extraordinary meeting between East and West. of photos.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 386.4 Karabell
Characteristics: 310 p.,  p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm