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Railway imperialism

Author: Clarence B Davis; Kenneth E Wilburn; Ronald Robinson
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
Series: Contributions in comparative colonial studies, no. 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This contributed volume explores the relationship between imperialism, railways and informal empire. Contributors account for the origins of main lines in several independent and self-governing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Railway imperialism.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1991
(OCoLC)645797407
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence B Davis; Kenneth E Wilburn; Ronald Robinson
ISBN: 0313259666 9780313259661
ISSN:0163-3813
OCLC Number: 20596104
Notes: Presented at a conference at East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C., Nov. 5, 1988.
Description: xix, 225 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Railway imperialism / Ronald E. Robinson --
Railway imperialism in Canada, 1847-1865 / Donald W. Roman --
Engines of empire and independence : railways in South Africa, 1863-1916 / Kenneth E. Wilburn, Jr. --
Railway politics and imperialism in Central Africa, 1889-1953 / W. Travis Hanes III --
Profits and visions : British capital and railway construction in Argentina, 1854-1886 / William J. Fleming --
In the path of progress : railroads and moral reform in Porfirian Mexico / William E. French --
Railways, Raj, and the Indian states : policy of collaboration and coercion in Hyderabad / Tara Sethia --
Thailand's railways and informal imperialism / David F. Holm --
Russia, the Soviet Union, and the Chinese Eastern Railway / R. Edward Glatfelter --
Railway imperialism in China, 1895-1939 / Clarence B. Davis --
Railways and informal empire / Ronald E. Robinson.
Series Title: Contributions in comparative colonial studies, no. 26.
Responsibility: edited by Clarence B. Davis and Kenneth E. Wilburn, Jr., with Ronald E. Robinson.

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