Brunel: The Man Who Built the World (Phoenix Press)
A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world’s foremost authorities. In his lifetime, Isambard Kingdom Brunel towered over his profession. Today, he remains the most famous engineer in history, the epitome of the volcanic creative forces which brought about the Industrial Revolution – and brought modern society into being. Brunel’s extraordinary talents were drawn out by some remarkable opportunities – above all his appointment as…
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One of the great minds of the 19th century, Isambard Kingdom Brunel was responsible for some of the most impressive engineering feats of his day. By the age of 26, he had been appo..
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Engineering is more than nuts and bolts, bricks and mortar; more than the tangible evidence of man-made solutions, and imaginative buildings. McCarthy reveals how every aspect of o..
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In recent years, there has been an increased engagement throughout the social sciences with the study of extreme places and practices. Dangerous games and adventure tours have shif..
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A major new biography of Britain's greatest engineer, the visionary Isambard Kingdom Brunel..
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The first history of Brunel’s lost works, by acknowledged Brunel expert...