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Transportation and revolt : pigeons, mules, canals, and the vanishing geographies of subversive mobility

Author: Jacob Shell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass ; London : The MIT Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How political regimes have responded when certain modes of transportation-from carrier pigeons to canal boats-have been associated with politically subversive activities.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Shell
ISBN: 9780262029339 0262029332
OCLC Number: 997430909
Description: IX, 196 p. : h., il. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jacob Shell.

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Emphasizing fear and class resentment, Shell's Transportation and Revolt is groundbreaking in that it adds a novel and provocative twist to conventional histories of transportation. It gives a more Read more...

 
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