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The end of New York. E-book. Formato EPUB

Un ebook di  Park Benjamin  edito da Faligi, 2011

Benjamin’s The End of New York (1881) was meant to warn of the navy’s inadequacy, made quite an impression at the time. It features balloons which can float over targets and release bombs, an invention it seems he was quite worried about since he wrote an article warning about the dangers of balloon weapons the year before the story came out. This creative method of siege was used first by Austria against the rebellious Venetians in 1849. The balloon bombs were successful and their use was reported in Scientific American in 1849. Who knows why Benjamin saw it as a threat to New York thirty years later?

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo: The end of New York. E-book. Formato EPUB
  • AutorePark Benjamin
  • Editore: Faligi
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 09 Novembre '11
  • Genere: LETTERATURE STRANIERE: TESTI
  • Pagine: 40
  • Formato: EPUB
  • Protezione: Filigrana digitale
  • Anteprima: Permesso limitato a 20 Pagine
  • ISBN-13: 9788857416267