Dreams of Iron and Steel by Deborah Cadbury
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Dreams of Iron and Steel
By Deborah Cadbury

Dreams of Iron and Steel

Seven Wonders of the Nineteenth Century, from the Building of the London Sewers to the Panama Canal

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Dreams of Iron and Steel by Deborah Cadbury

Book Description

A world that had changed little from the Middle Ages was altered beyond recognition by the pioneering genius of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In Dreams of Iron and Steel, acclaimed historian Deborah Cadbury tells the heroic tale of the visionaries and ordinary workers who brought to life seven great wonders of the world that still have the power to awe and inspire us today. Fueled by Deborah Cadbury's characteristic scholarship and insight, this extraordinary chronicle re-creates the human odyssey of how our modern world was forged not only with rivets, grease, and steam but also with blood, sweat, and extreme imagination.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780007163076
ISBN-10: 000716307X
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Fourth Estate Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Chocolate Wars by Deborah Cadbury Chocolate Wars, Paperback (January 2012)

The delicious history of rival chocolate companies and their fascinating dynasties--the Lindts, Frys, Hersheys, Mars, and Nestles-- told by a descendant of the Cadbury family

Space Race by Deborah Cadbury Space Race, Paperback / softback (June 2007)

The basis for a four-part "National Geographic" series, this spellbinding account of the race into space includes, for the first time in history, the Russian side of the story. Two 8-page inserts, one in full color.

Seven Wonders of the Industrial World by Deborah Cadbury Seven Wonders of the Industrial World, Paperback (July 2004)

From the best-selling author of THE DINOSAUR HUNTERS and THE LOST KING OF FRANCE comes the story of how our modern world was forged - in rivets, grease and steam; in blood, sweat and human imagination.

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Author Biography - Deborah Cadbury

Deborah Cadbury is the award-winning TV science producer for the BBC, including Horizon for which she won an Emmy . She is also the highly-acclaimed author of 'The Seven Wonders of the Industrial World', 'The Feminisation of Nature', 'The Dinosaur Hunters', 'The Lost King of France' and 'Space Race'.

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