The British Milkman
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The British Milkman

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Tracing the footsteps of British milkman over the past one hundred years, this book takes a nostalgic look at a great British tradition. Investigating the many changes that have taken place over the years, from the delivery of milk via a seventeen gallon churn to the gentle electric milk float, "The British Milkman" discusses how many obstacles, including two World Wars, were overcome, revealing many forgotten facts and including several never before published photographs of the milkman at work.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 148 x 206 x 6mm | 81.65g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 40 MONO; 40 COL
  • 0747808015
  • 9780747808015
  • 1,252,564

About Tom Phelps

Tom Phelps studied law and economics at university and held down a vacation job as milkman. In 1970 he joined Unigate Dairies and by 1984 he has reached the position of District Manager for South London, and retired in 2000 as Area Manager for Thames Valley. He is an expert on the history of the dairy industry.show more

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