Towards a History of Construction (Between Mechanics and Architecture)

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Birkhauser
Congresses, History, Mechanics, Applied, Strength of materials, Science/Mathem
ContributionsAntonio Becchi (Editor), Edoardo Benvenuto (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11388209M
ISBN 100817668802
ISBN 139780817668808
OCLC/WorldCa49531092

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