The Railway Navvies: A History of the Men who Made the Railways

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This is the definitive story of the men who built the railways - the unknown Victorian labourers who blasted, tunnelled, drank and brawled their way across nineteenth-century England.

Preached at and plundered, sworn at and swindled, this anarchic elite endured perils and disasters, and carved out of the English countryside an industrial-age architecture unparalleled in grandeur and audacity since the building of the cathedrals.

ISBN/EAN: 9781784977344
Author: Coleman, Terry
Publication Date: 11/07/2019
Size: 234x153mm
Product Type: Paperback
Number of Pages: 320
Publisher: Head of Zeus

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