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Places of Power: The Aesthetics of Technology
By Walter Cronkite (foreword by) and John Sexton
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Publisher Ventana Editions
Publication date October 1, 2000
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780967218816
ISBN-10 0967218810
Dimensions 0.75 by 12.50 by 12.50 in.
Weight 3.55 lbs.
Original list price $110.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Places of Power, John Sexton's third book, transports the viewer to places few have experienced firsthand. Sexton's images explore the haunting mystery of ancient Anasazi cliff dwellings, the monumental scale of Hoover Dam, the massive energy of steam turbine power plants, and the intricacies of the Space Shuttle - the single most complex system ever assembled in human history. The eighty-three photographs in Places of Power bring the viewer into intimate contact with these amazing technological achievements. Seen through Sexton's eyes, these structures and machines built for utilitarian purposes are transformed into miraculous sculptures.
The book includes a foreword by journalist Walter Cronkite, as well as an essay by computer scientist, Rob Pike. John Sexton shares his experiences and challenges in the making of these photographs in his own essays.

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About: Places of Power, John Sexton's third book, transports the viewer to places few have experienced firsthand.

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