Battle for the North: The Tay and Forth Bridges and the 19th-century Railway Wars

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Granta Books, Jan 1, 2006 - Forth Bridge (South Queensferry, Scotland : Railroad bridge) - 390 pages
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Presenting a dramatic and scandalous story of the building of the Tay and Forth Bridges and the 19th century railway wars, this work explores the complicated reality underlying the Victorian pursuit of progress.

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Contents

The Engine of Modernisation
9
The Battle for Scotland
32
Bouchs Bridges
66
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Charles McKean is Professor of Scottish Architectural History at Dundee University.

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