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Transport in Britain, 1750-2000 : from canal lock to gridlock

Author: Philip Sidney Bagwell; Peter J Lyth
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlighting long term themes in Britain's transport history, this book looks at the dilemmas facing modern society and suggests several possible solutions. It covers all the major forms of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Sidney Bagwell; Peter J Lyth
ISBN: 1852855908 9781852855901
OCLC Number: 69486364
Notes: Originally published: London: Hamlbedon and London, 2002.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Inland Navigation; 2 Coastal Shipping; 3 Road Transport before the Car; 4 The Growth of the Railways; 5 British Railways, 1914-1945; 6 Motor Transport; 7 Urban Transport; 8 Nationalisation; 9 Technology and Transport; 10 Air Transport; 11 Privatisation; 12 The Decline of Public Transport. 13 Problems and Possibilities; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Philip Bagwell and Peter Lyth.

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