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The routes of man : how roads are changing the world and the way we live today

by Conover, Ted.

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A spirited, urgent book that reveals the costs and benefits of being connected--how, from ancient Rome to the present, roads have played a crucial role in human life, advancing civilization even as they set it back. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Forest primeval to Park Avenue
  • Road, or not a road?
  • Slipping from Shangri-La
  • Road ecology
  • The road is very unfair
  • Double-edged roads
  • A war you can commute to
  • Speed up!
  • Capitalist roaders
  • Growing Broadway
  • Drive soft : life no get duplicate.
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