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Fifty Railways That Changed the Course of History (HB)

Fifty Railways That Changed the Course of History (HB)

Author: Bill Laws
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* Fifty Railways that Changed the Course of History is afascinating and beautifully presented guide to the train lines and rail companies thathave had the greatest impact on modern civilization.

* Entries range from the Metropolitan Line of the LondonUnderground, the world's first underground railway, to the Pacific Railroad, thefirst transcontinental railroad in North America.

* In order to justify the assertion that they literally 'changedthe course of history,' each railway is judged by its influence in fivecategories: Engineering, Society, commerce, Politics, and Military.

 

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General Fields

  • : 9781446302903
  • : David & Charles Publishers
  • : David & Charles Publishers
  • : July 2013
  • : --- length: - '22.7' width: - '17' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 224
  • : Bill Laws
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 385.09