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Race against Time: How Britain's Canal Heritage Was Saved [Hardcover]

David Bolton
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15 July 1990
The Inland Waterways Association, co-founded by Robert Aickman, began in the 1950s to campaign against the destruction of Britain's canals. So successful was the campaign that today almost a million people make use of the waterways every year. Bolton also wrote "Journey Without End".
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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd (15 July 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0413634701
  • ISBN-13: 978-0413634702
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 13.8 x 3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,387,489 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4.0 out of 5 stars Still in the race 23 Aug 2011
By K.E.C
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
David Bolton's explanation of the struggle to preserve the canal heritage is very readable. As well as being factual, there's a slightly gossipy beginning, which reveals the very differing characters of Tom Rolt and Robert Aikman. They are shown as two rather unusual men with a joint, if differing approach to their passion. Maybe the abrasive struggle was the strength that allowed them to succeed in an almost un-winnable battle. This battle was a race against more than time. It was a race against bureaucracy, neglect, finance, ignorance and ultimately one another. And it's never quite won.
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