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Victorian engineering

L. T. C. Rolt

Victorian engineering

by L. T. C. Rolt

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Baltimore [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Engineering -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementL. T. C. Rolt.
      SeriesPelican books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA57 .R65 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination300 p., [48] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5247199M
      ISBN 100140211241
      LC Control Number75319333

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In "Victorian Engineering" LTC Rolt provides a wonderfully readable history of the industrial revolution in Britain from the perspective of the magnificent engineering triumphs achieved.

The book celebrates the well-know greats of engineering, but also many others we should know more about. Victorian engineering book Rolt also comments on the decline of Britain's leadership of the field of engineering - putting this down to /5(1).

In "Victorian Engineering" LTC Rolt provides a wonderfully readable history of the industrial revolution in Britain from the perspective of the magnificent engineering triumphs achieved. 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.

It argues that the Victorians failed to come to terms with the consequences of industrialization, and that many of the innovations of British engineers found their best expression in other Victorian engineering, (Pelican books) [L.

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In "Victorian Engineering" LTC Rolt provides a wonderfully readable history of the industrial revolution in Britain from the perspective of the magnificent engineering triumphs achieved.

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 /5(12).

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