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Fifty Railways That Changed the Course of History free pdf Fifty railways that changed the course of history is a fascinating and beautifully presented guide to the train lines and rail companies that have had the greatest impact on modern civilisation. Entries range from the Metropolitan Line of the London Underground, the world's ?rst underground railroad, to the Paci?c Railroad, the ?rst transcontinental railroad in North America. To justify the assertion that they literally 'changed the course of history', each railroad is judged by its in?uence in ?ve categories: Engineering, society, commerce, politics and military. A fascinating glance into the creation - and vital importance - of our railroads and rail transport.

About Bill Laws

Historian Bill Laws is the author of 16 books, including The Field Guide to Fields, Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History, and Byways, Boots and Blisters, a social history of walkers and walking. He lives in the UK on the Welsh Borders.

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Author : Bill Laws
Publisher : Zebra Press
Data Published : 01 July 2013
ISBN : 1770225358
EAN : 9781770225350
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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