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The Resource The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar

The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar

Label
The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America
Title
The great railroad revolution
Title remainder
the history of trains in America
Statement of responsibility
Christian Wolmar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the railroad's impact on American society in the nineteenth century, from its ability to move goods and people great distances to its role in making the United States a world power
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolmar, Christian
Dewey number
385.0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2751
LC item number
.W73 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Transportation
Label
The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-381) and index
Contents
The railroads win out -- A passionate affair -- The railroads take hold -- The battle lines -- Harnessing the elephant -- Railroads to everywhere -- Getting better all the time -- The end of the affair -- All kinds of train -- The roots of decline -- A narrow escape -- Renaissance without passengers
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st US ed.
Extent
xxix, 397 p.
Isbn
9781610391795
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012020987
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn778420918
  • (OCoLC)778420918
Label
The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-381) and index
Contents
The railroads win out -- A passionate affair -- The railroads take hold -- The battle lines -- Harnessing the elephant -- Railroads to everywhere -- Getting better all the time -- The end of the affair -- All kinds of train -- The roots of decline -- A narrow escape -- Renaissance without passengers
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st US ed.
Extent
xxix, 397 p.
Isbn
9781610391795
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012020987
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn778420918
  • (OCoLC)778420918

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