From Trackways to Motorways

From Trackways to Motorways

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Shows how since Neolithic times, road-makers have tried to meet the needs and demands of travellers. This work examines such topics as the structure and gradient of roads and the provision of bridges and drainage, showing how each influences the quality of travel.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 172 x 248 x 10mm | 490g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752436503
  • 9780752436500
  • 1,136,447

About Hugh Davies

For most of his professional life Hugh Davies worked at the Transport Research Laboratory at Crowthorne. In retirement Hugh Davies received PhD from the University of Reading for his study of Roman roads in Britain, which became a very successful book, Roads in Roman Britain (Tempus 2002).show more