The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||History Press Limited, The|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $27.95|
| Book Description: |
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, ......