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Robert Stephenson-the eminent engineer

Author: Michael R Bailey
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Stephenson, the leading engineer of the mid-19th century whose substantial public works brought about considerable social change, is the subject of this biography.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robert Stephenson-the eminent engineer.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2003
(OCoLC)607061461
Named Person: Robert Stephenson; Robert Stephenson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Bailey
ISBN: 0754636798 9780754636793
OCLC Number: 52216262
Notes: "Published in association with the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Newcomen Society."
Description: xxvii, 401 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. Influence and achievement. The early years / Michael Bailey --
London and Birmingham / Mike Chrimes --
Chamber consultations / Michael Bailey --
Strategy, tactics and mania / Michael Bailey --
Wider orizons / Michael Bailey --
The mechanical business / Michael Bailey --
Robert Stephenson in society / Julia Elton. II. Innovation and technique. Building the London & Birmingham railway / Mike Chrimes --
Railway building / Mike Chrimes and Robert Thomas --
Iron railway bridges / James Sutherland --
Masonry structures / Ted Ruddock --
Water engineering / Denis Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Michael R. Bailey.

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