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Transport : on land, road & rail

Author: Eryl Davies
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, 1992.
Series: Timelines (Franklin Watts, inc.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the development of land transportation in relation to the needs, skills, and technologies of people living at different periods of history.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eryl Davies
ISBN: 0531152448 9780531152447 0531111733 9780531111734
OCLC Number: 23356040
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: First wheels: Wheels, wagons, carts, chariots --
Roman roads: Road building, iron horseshoes, bridge building, maps, carpentum, cisium, traffic laws --
Ancient China: Pole chariot, dished wheels, wheel spokes, canal network --
Vikings: Oseberg wagon, sleds, decorated bows --
Medieval Europe: Wine-carts, pedometers, odometers, padded horse-collars, stirrups, iron-rimmed wheels, tolls, stage-wagons, whirlicote, fire engines --
Animal power: Dogs, reindeer, horses, cattle, camels, elephants, bullock-carts, dog-harness --
Coaches: Plate-glass windows, elliptical carriage springs, stagecoaches, omnibus, sedan chair, brougham, phacton, rockaway --
Steam pioneers: Steam engine, locomotives, steam wagons, steam coaches --
North America: Western wagons, coast-to-coast trains, "prairie schooners" --
Railroad age: Iron rails, steam trains, narrow gauge railroads --
Pedal power: Hobbyhorse, velocipedes, boneshakers, penny-farthings, treadles, pneumatic tyres, mountain bikes, racing bikes --
First motorcycles: Michaux steam motorcycle, petroleum reitwagen, Scott machines, Japanese motorcycles, Harley-Davidsons, gas engines --
Automobiles: Benz's gas car, battery cars, steam-powered cars, Panhard et Levassor, British electric car, Henry Ford, Peugeot Phaeton --
Underground: Underground trains, electric trains, Tube, driverless trains --
Automobile: Rolls-Royce, electric starters, cycle-cars, Model T Ford, Mercedes, Daimler, mass-production, Bentley, honeycomb radiator, gearshift lever --
Streetcars: Caboose, buses, articulated streetcars, horse-drawn streetcars, electric streetcars --
Deliveries: Diesel engines, delivery wagons, delivery vans, trucks --
Racing cars: Motor racing, Formula 1 cars, Grand Prix, fuel injection, turbochargers, Le Mans, Lotus, Ferrari --
Railroads: Pollution, diesel locomotives, electric locomotives, observation cars, high-speed trains, French TGV, German ICE --
Motorcycles: Honda, BMW, sidecars, Yamaha, superbikes, Harley-Davidson --
Road haulage: Articulated trucks, Leyland, steam wagons, turbocharged diesel engines --
Modern cars: Front-wheel drive, monocoque shell, Morris Minor, mini, Beetle, Cadillac, Porsche --
Production: Computer-aided design, market research, wind tunnel, robots, dashboard --
Future: Solar-powered cars, magnetic levitation trains, supertrucks, automatic surveillance cameras, electronic aids, automatic guidance.
Series Title: Timelines (Franklin Watts, inc.)
Responsibility: written by Eryl Davies.

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