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Engineering the Pyramids by Dick Parry


Engineering the Pyramids by Dick Parry

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.

About the Author

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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Publication date

21st April 2005


Dick Parry

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The History Press Ltd


192 pages


African history
Ancient history: to c 500 CE
History of engineering & technology



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