I will thrilled to find this review on Amazon.
Wide ranging and full of interest
A clever idea to bookend the story of British manufacturing between the 1951 Great Exhibition and 1951 Festival of Britain. Based on extensive research and linking a whole plethora of British industries, this makes fascinating connections between the various drivers of the British manufacturing industry in the period.
Andrew Lownie is author of Stalin’s Englishman and is a literary agent.