A revolutionary engineer and Victoria’s Indian confidant

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Feb 23, 201745m
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A revolutionary engineer and Victoria’s Indian confidant
Feb 23 '1745m
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Journalist and author Julian Glover describes the life and remarkable career of Georgian engineer Thomas Telford, the subject of his new biography. Meanwhile, we meet up with the writer Shrabani Basu to discuss the relationship of Queen Victoria with her Indian teacher Abdul Karim

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