Across the Borders: Financing the World's Railways in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Across the Borders: Financing the World's Railways in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.

Author: G?unter Dinhobl; Ralf Roth
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Taylor and Francis Ltd : Routledge, 2017.
Series: Modern economic and social history series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an introduction to how financiers, governments and entrepreneurs in Europe managed to face the challenges of constructing and maintaining an integrated railway network, both in their own  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Dinhobl, G?unter.
Across the Borders: Financing the World's Railways in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.
[Place of publication not identified] : Taylor and Francis Ltd : Routledge, 2017
(DLC) 2007038077
(OCoLC)173299054
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G?unter Dinhobl; Ralf Roth
ISBN: 1351961012 9781351961011
OCLC Number: 975019881
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Contents: Preface; Introduction: across the borders, Ralf Roth and GA1/4nter Dinhobl; Part I Individual Across-Border Investors: Making tracks: promoting the Rothschild Archive as a source of railway history, Melanie Aspey; The Pereires' international strategy for railway construction in the 1850s and 1860s, Christophe Bouneau; Raffaele de Ferrari, Duke of Galliera, an investor of European stature, Michele Merger; Difficulties of international railway investments in Germany: the example of the 'railway king' Bethel Henry Strousberg, 1855-1875, Ralf Roth; Leon Sapieha - a prince and a railway entrepreneur, Ihor Zhaloba; Economic investors and railway advertising: the influence of photography in the railway in modern French and Spanish painting in the second half of the 19th century, Rocio Robles Tardio. Part II Cross-Border Investments in Europe: Spanish society of secondary railways: the failure of a major international project to create an additional railway network in Spain, Francisco de los Cobos Arteaga and TomA!s MartA nez Vara; British and French investments in the Belgian railway sector during the 19th century, Frans Buelens, Julien van den Broeck and Hans Willems; Railway investments in Italy during the 19th century, Daniela Felisini; The French investors in Portuguese railways from 1855 to 1884: 3 cases, Magda Pinheiro; The Dutch as investors in railways at home and abroad, Augustus J. Veenendaal. Part III From Europe into the World: Oversea Investments: European investment in American railways, Augustus J. Veenendaal; European investments in the Ottoman railways, 1850-1914, BA1/4lent Bilmez; Sustained British investment in overseas railways, 1830-1914: the imperial dream, engineers' assurances or an 'investment hungry public'?, Diane K. Drummond; John Chapman and the promotion of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, 1842-1850, Ian J. Kerr; French finance and railway construction in Northern China, 1895-1905, Robert Lee; The establishment of railway
Series Title: Modern economic and social history series.

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