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Railways and international politics : paths of empire, 1848-1945

Author: Thomas G Otte; Keith Neilson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Military history and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. This book explains why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Otte; Keith Neilson
ISBN: 0415349761 9780415349765 0203350235 9780203350232
OCLC Number: 62421192
Description: x, 243 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. 'Railpolitik' : an introduction / Keith Neilson and T.G. Otte --
2. Railroads, the Prussian army, and the German way of war in the nineteenth century / Dennis E. Showalter --
3. 'The most catastrophic question' : railway development and military strategy in late imperial Russia / Anthony J. Heywood --
4. The Sanjak of Novibazar Railway project / F.R. Bridge --
5. The railway-oceanic era, the India-China and India-Singapore railway schemes, and Siam / Nigel Brailey --
6. 'The Baghdad railway of the Far East' : the Tientsin-Yangtze railway and Anglo-German relations, 1898-1911 / T.G. Otte --
7. Lord Curzon and British strategic railways in Central Asia before, during and after the First World War / John Fisher.
Series Title: Military history and policy.
Responsibility: edited by T.G. Otte and Keith Neilson.
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