Terra Maxima: The Records of Humankind

Terra Maxima: The Records of Humankind

edited by Wolfgang Kunth Hardcover, 576 pages; 2013
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In this enormously fascinating coffee-table tome, more than 3,000 awe-inspiring photographs document the incredible scope of humankind's most extraordinary achievements. Terra Maxima showcases all sorts of "greatest" successes: from the most widely used languages and biggest religious communities to the most magnificent structures and mind-boggling feats of engineering around the world. Take a stunning visual tour of St. Peter's Basilica (the largest Christian church), the Taj Mahal (most beautiful Islamic tomb), downtown Tokyo (largest metropolis), Versailles (largest residential palace complex), the Trans-Siberian Railway (longest rail route), CERN Large Hadron Collider (largest research complex), the highest bridges, the busiest canals, the largest spacecraft, the most important museums, the biggest stadiums...and hundreds of other remarkable sites. This is one big book of wows! (CH)

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