The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding

The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding

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This is the story of how, from modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the 19th century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. It begins with the age of sail, then moves on to the days of iron-hulled steamers. It shows how conflicts arose between the traditional shipwrights and the new men who came from the metal industries, leading to the infamous demarcation disputes. It is also the story of men like Brunel and Armstrong, geniuses who were… (more)

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Publisher: The History Press (May 01, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 5.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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