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Railway

Author: George Revill
Publisher: London Reaktion Books 2013
Series: RB-Objekt
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the nineteenth century, railways were viewed as a symbol of progress and confidence in technological modernity. In the twenty-first century, the frustrations of gridlocked traffic, record-high gas prices, and the looming fears of climate change have transformed the railway system once again into a symbol of hope that provides the possibility of an environmentally sustainable future. In Railway, George Revill  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Revill
ISBN: 9781861898746 1861898746 9781861899750 1861899750
OCLC Number: 956946206
Description: 1 online resource (290 Seiten)
Series Title: RB-Objekt

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Drawing from art, literature, music and film, Revill provides an in-depth look at railways throughout the world, examining the technological systems and nation building in railway history, as well as  Read more...

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