THE RAILWAY NAVVIES — Buy it here
The story of the men who built the railways, the unknown labourers of the nineteenth century who blasted, shovelled, and drank their way across Christian England and carved out of the countryside a new architecture unparalleled in grandeur since the building of the cathedrals.
“Vivid and perceptive. Something of a landmark.”—Asa Briggs, The Guardian
“A brilliant book about a magnificent and vanished race of men.”—The Listener
PUBLISHER: Head of Zeus
PUBLICATION DATE: May 2015
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