Engineering the Pyramids

by Dick Parry

Engineering the Pyramids Synopsis

Using archaeological records and the basic principles of engineering, Dick Parry provides an account of the design history of the pyramids, the techniques and organization needed and insights into why the pyramids were designed as they were.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780750934152
Publication date: 21st April 2005
Author: Dick Parry
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: African history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE, History of engineering & technology,

About Dick Parry

Dr R.H.G. Parry is an emeritus fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he was involved inresearch and teaching in civil engineering. He was General Secretary of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering from 1981 to 1999 and has a special interest in the history of civil engineering on which he lectures worldwide.

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