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The harnessing of power : how 19th century transport innovators transformed the way the world operates

Author: M G Lay
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how the 19th century's transport legacy of bicycles, trains, ocean-going steamers, trucks, trams, buses and cars arose, creating numerous new technologies and markets. Nothing like this range of transport changes had occurred before, and the 20th century changes were incremental compared with those of the 19th century. The book explores where the key transport features came from, and why there  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M G Lay
ISBN: 9781527510951 1527510956
OCLC Number: 1035506707
Description: xiv, 371 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Maxwell Gordon Lay.

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