Originally published in 1994 and now available in paperback, an account of the successful development of the British shipbuilding industry and navy, followed by discussion of its disintegration and collapse over the past twenty years through its failure to adapt and meet modern requirements.
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ANTHONY BURTON has to date published 70 books, including The Anatomy of Canals Vols 1-3, Canal 250 and History's Most Dangerous Jobs: Navvies and Miners for The History Press. He has worked extensively in television as a writer and presenter and recently as an expert, appearing in Big, Bigger, Biggest for Channel 5, Thomas Telford for BBC Scotland, and an episode of Coast. He will shortly be appearing with Melvyn Bragg on Reel History of Britain. As well as writing articles for the BBC Magazine Countryfile and Canal Boat, Anthony is a regular presenter on BBC1's Inside Out programme. He lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR006687637
Book Description Constable, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-244-10-9363009