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Canals and Waterways

  • Author: Michael E Ware
  • Binding: Paperback
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This book traces the history of the canals and waterways, from Roman days through to the decline of the commercial traffic in the 1950s. It covers the building of the canals, the structures, their maintenance and the boats that travelled on them.

Table of Contents
Canal mania; The canal and its structures; Operating and maintenance; The boats; The cargoes; The people; Postscript; Further reading; Places to visit

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