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The Resource 50 railroads that changed the course of history, Bill Laws

50 railroads that changed the course of history, Bill Laws

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50 railroads that changed the course of history
Title
50 railroads that changed the course of history
Statement of responsibility
Bill Laws
Title variation
Fifty railroads that changed the course of history
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Filled with unusual and unexpected stories and facts, this illustrated survey of the most important historical and contemporary railway lines around the world will captivate a wide audience, from the curious browser to researching students. The book organizes the railroads chronologically, considering each according to its greatest impact on social, commercial, political, engineering, and military history. Maps plus more than 200 elegant drawings, photographs and paintings as well as dozens of sidebars highlight the concise, engaging text. The fifty railroads span history, from the first in public passenger travel (Wales, 1807) to Japans speed-record breaking "Bullet.""--Provided by publisher
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Laws, Bill
Dewey number
385.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Railroads
Label
50 railroads that changed the course of history, Bill Laws
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
17903433
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Isbn
9781770851696
Lccn
2013427976
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
50 railroads that changed the course of history, Bill Laws
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
17903433
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Isbn
9781770851696
Lccn
2013427976
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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