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Science and Technology in the Global South: Finding Books, Journals & Media

Some Relevant Titles

Building the World: An Encyclopedia of the Great Engineering Projects in History
Frank Paul Davidson and Kathleen Lusk-Brooke. 2 vols. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 2006.
Documents 41 major building projects starting with Solomon's Temple in Israel, and including the Suez Canal, the Panama Canal, the founding of Brasilia, the Aswan Dam, and the Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Project. Sample Chapter Available at NJIT? Available at Rutgers?
The Helmand Valley Project in Afghanistan
Cyntia Clapp-Wincek and Emily Baldwin. U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), December 1983.

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Online Videos

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A broad selection of streaming documentaries, independent and foreign films, classics, and feature films. Rutgers-restricted Access.

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