Victorian Engineering by L. T. C. Rolt

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Engineering: general,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9519851M
ISBN 100140167455
ISBN 109780140167450

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The book celebrates the well-know greats of engineering, but also many others we should know more about. Mr Rolt also comments on the decline of Britain's leadership of the field of engineering - putting this down to /5(10). The book concludes by considering why the Victorians' mood of optimism turned to one of disillusionment.

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