The Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin

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The Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin - Spufford, Francis

A rapturous history of British engineering, a vivid love-letter to quiet men in pullovers, Backroom Boys tells the story of how this country lost its industrial tradition and got back something else. 'A wonderful accomplishment - Backroom Boys sharply evokes a lost world of Dan Dare, Look and Learn and Meccano, and goes on to show us how that ... Read More

The Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin 2004, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571214976

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