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Author Bagwell, Philip
Title The Transport Revolution 1770-1985
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
©1989
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (501 pages)
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Note Book Cover -- Title -- Contents -- List of Maps -- List of Figures -- List of Plates -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Inland Navigation in Britain before 1830 -- Road Transport before the Railway Age -- Coastal Shipping -- The Foundation of the Railway System -- The Economic and Social Effects of Railways -- Road and Water Transport in the Railway Age -- Government and the Railways 1830 1914 -- The Development of Motor Transport 1885 1939 -- British Transport Policy 1914 39 -- British Transport Developments 1939 70 -- Public Transport in Decline 1971 85 -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
For the new edition of this classic book Professor Bagwell has included an examination of transport developments since 1974 and particularly the radical changes in policy introduced by Thatcher governments since 1979. The inclusion of a large number of maps, tables and figures, and contemporary illustrations of principal modes of transport enhances the reader's understanding and enjoyment of the text. ̀The most comprehensive, detailed and up-to-date book on the subject.' -TLS ̀Full of apt and revealing examples which bring alive and make more readily intelligible the fundamental economic arguments.' - Agricultural History Review
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bagwell, Philip The Transport Revolution 1770-1985 London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2006 9780415008761
Subject Transportation -- Great Britain.;Great Britain -- History
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