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Driving Europe : building Europe on roads in the twentieth century

Author: Frank Schipper
Publisher: Amsterdam : Aksant, 2008.
Series: Technology and European history series, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses the intersection of Europe and roads. Today we can hardly imagine life without roads and the automobiles that use them to move around. The vast majority of movements in Europe  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schipper, Frank.
Driving Europe.
Amsterdam : Aksant, 2008
(OCoLC)768299489
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Schipper
ISBN: 9789052603087 9052603081
OCLC Number: 286469917
Description: 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Driving Europe - 2[-]Foundation for the History of Technology & Aksant Academic Publishers Technology and European History Series - 3[-]Acknowledgments - 6[-]Table of contents - 10[-]Chapter 1 Introduction - 12[-]Chapter 2 Setting the stage - The dawn of the spirit of Geneva, 1898-1921 - 46[-]Chapter 3 Roads to Europe - Albert Thomas' European public works, 1929-1937 - 84[-]Chapter 4 Driving Europe - The League of Nations Road Committee, 1921-1938 - 122[-]Chapter 5 Setting the stage - The parade of organizations,1942-1953 - 160[-]Chapter 6 Roads to Europe - The E-road network,1950-2007 - 188[-]Chapter 7 Driving Europe - The operation of Europe's roads, 1949-1960 - 220[-]Chapter 8 Conclusion - 260[-]Chapter 9 Epilogue - all quiet in Brussels? - 280[-]Bibliography - 290[-]Summary - 312[-]List of abbreviations - 316[-]List of tables and figures - 318
Series Title: Technology and European history series, 3.
Responsibility: Frank Schipper.

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