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The contractors / Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK.

By: Ferguson, Hugh, BSc [author.].
Contributor(s): Chrimes, Mike [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : ICE Publishing, 2014Description: xxi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm.ISBN: 9780727758309 (hbk.).Subject(s): Civil engineering -- Great Britain -- History | Contractors -- Great Britain -- HistoryDDC classification: 624.0941 FER Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Sponsors Picture Acknowledgements 01. Introduction 02. Early Contractors 03. The Canal Age 04. The Railway Age 05. The International Age 06. Two World Wars 07. The Motorway Age 08. The Age of Privatisation 09. The Men 10. The Machines 11. The Contractors Index
Summary: "The first history of the challenges and adventures faced by British civil engineering contractors from their emergence with canal construction in the late-eighteenth century to the present"--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-286) and index.

Sponsors Picture Acknowledgements 01. Introduction 02. Early Contractors 03. The Canal Age 04. The Railway Age 05. The International Age 06. Two World Wars 07. The Motorway Age 08. The Age of Privatisation 09. The Men 10. The Machines 11. The Contractors Index

"The first history of the challenges and adventures faced by British civil engineering contractors from their emergence with canal construction in the late-eighteenth century to the present"--Back cover.

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