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men who built Britain

Cowley Ultan

men who built Britain

a celebration of the Irish Navvy.

by Cowley Ultan

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Published by Wolfhound P. .
Written in English


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Cowley first published The Men Who Built Britain in and it’s had a bumpy publishing ride ever since. A fine work of populist history, it’s now reprinted in a special limited edition. Full of stories from the 18th century to the modern day, it tells how one third of the workforce that built Britain’s infrastructure came from Ireland.

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Men - Who - Built - Britain - Cowley. Description. Reviews (0) A hardback copy classic, which chronicles the lives of Irish men who worked in the UK on the building sites and roads. 'The contribution of the Irish "Navvy" to the British construction industry has been "immeasurable".

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I amassed over sixty hours’ of recorded interviews with labourers, tradesmen, middle management, and family members.

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