Coal, steam and ships : engineering, enterprise and empire on the nineteenth-century seas

Crosbie Smith explores the trials and tribulations of first-generation Victorian mail steamship lines, their passengers, proprietors and the public. Eyewitness accounts show in rich detail how these enterprises engineered their ships, constructed empire-wide systems of steam navigation and won or lo...

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Main Author: Smith, Crosbie (Author)
Corporate Author: ProQuest Ebook Central (online služba) (Distributor) 
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018
Series:Science in History Ser
Genre/form:monografie
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ISBN:978-1-108-19532-4
978-1-107-19672-8
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