Fifty Railways that Changed the Course of History, Hardback Book

Fifty Railways that Changed the Course of History Hardback

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* Fifty Railways that Changed the Course of History is afascinating and beautifully presented guide to the train lines and rail companies thathave had the greatest impact on modern civilization. * Entries range from the Metropolitan Line of the LondonUnderground, the world's first underground railway, to the Pacific Railroad, thefirst transcontinental railroad in North America. * In order to justify the assertion that they literally 'changedthe course of history,' each railway is judged by its influence in fivecategories: Engineering, Society, commerce, Politics, and Military.

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