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  • Railways and The Raj by Christian Wolmar
    Railways and The Raj (English, Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    The epic story of the British construction of the railways in India, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.

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  • Urban Access for the 21st Century by Elliott D. Sclar
    Urban Access for the 21st Century (English, Paperback) Elliott D. Sclar

    This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. For most of the last century cities have followed a path of dependency on car dominated urban transport favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century seeks to change this. Policies need to be more inclusive of the accessibility needs of the urban poor. Change requires redesigning the existing public finance...

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  • Driverless Cars: On a Road to Nowhere by Christian Wolmar
    Driverless Cars: On a Road to Nowhere (English, Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    Driverless cars are being hyped strongly by industry and government as an inevitable feature of our (near) future transport options. This book argues that they will not be - as the technical, ethical and environmental difficulties are too great. Autonomous vehicles are also the wrong solution to the wrong problem.

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  • The Subterranean Railway by Christian Wolmar
    The Subterranean Railway (English, Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    Reissued in a new paperback package to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. 'I can think of few better ways to while away those elastic periods awaiting the arrival of the next eastbound Circle Line train than by reading [this book].' Tom Fort, Sunday Telegraph

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  • Labyrinth: London s Underground by Will Self
    Labyrinth: London s Underground (English, Hardback) Will Self, Mark Wallinger

    How to capture that breadth in one work of art? How to celebrate a single system while also reflecting the millions of lives that it transports every day? This book explores the historic and mythological significance of the labyrinth.

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  • To the Edge of the World by Christian Wolmar
    To the Edge of the World (Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    The epic story of the world's longest and greatest railway, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.

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  • The Great Railroad Revolution by Christian Wolmar
    The Great Railroad Revolution (English, Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    The epic tale of America's railroads-the largest rail network in the world-and how they built a modern nation

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  • Are Trams Socialist? by Christian Wolmar
    Are Trams Socialist? (English, Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    If you have ever wondered why the roads are congested, the trains are full and the buses are no longer running, this book provides the answers. The UK has never had a proper transport policy and it desperately needs one to address the twin challengers of getting people around cheaply and safely, while safeguarding the environment.

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  • Engines of War by Christian Wolmar
    Engines of War (Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    A mass market paperback with tremendous sales potential. Engines of War tells the dramatic story of how the birth of the railways shaped how wars were fought and won, facilitating conflict on a previously unimaginable scale.

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  • The Railway Conquest of the World by Frederick A. Talbot
    The Railway Conquest of the World (English, Paperback) Frederick A. Talbot

    Frederick A. Talbot tells the story of the most famous railways in the world.

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  • The World the Railways Made by Nicholas Faith
    The World the Railways Made (English, Hardback) Nicholas Faith

    A new edition of THE classic history of rail: how the 'Iron Road' turned the world upside down.

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  • To the Edge of the World by Christian Wolmar
    To the Edge of the World (Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    The epic story of the world's longest and greatest railway, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.

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  • The Golden Age of European Railways by Christian Wolmar
    The Golden Age of European Railways (English, Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    One of the most important developments in European history, the railways helped create the social and economic fabric of the continent. In the ?Golden Age' of the railways, from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth, there was no more exciting, exotic or desirable way to travel.As the major railway companies quickly became huge industrial powers in their own right, they began to...

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  • Blood, Iron and Gold by Christian Wolmar
    Blood, Iron and Gold (Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    A Christmas hardback with tremendous sales potential. Blood, Iron and Gold tells the dramatic story of the people and events that shaped the world's railways, stimulating economic growth and social change on an unprecedented scale.

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  • The Iron Road by Christian Wolmar
    The Iron Road (Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    Presents the journey through the history of railways. From the early steam trains to the high-speed bullet trains of today, this book tells the hidden stories of railway history- the inspired engineering, blood, sweat and tears that went into the construction of the railways.

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  • The Story of Crossrail by Christian Wolmar
    The Story of Crossrail (English, Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    The story of an engineering marvel of the modern age, from Britain's leading writer on the railways and their history.

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  • Railways and The Raj by Christian Wolmar
    Railways and The Raj (English, Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    The epic story of the British construction of the railways in India, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.

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  • Blood, Iron and Gold by Christian Wolmar
    Blood, Iron and Gold (Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    Christian Wolmar's biggest paperback yet. Blood, Iron and Gold tells the dramatic story of the people and events that shaped the world's railways and how the railways changed the world. 'Full of wondrous curiosities... This authoritative and highly readable book will remain the definitive history for years to come.' Michael Williams, Daily Telegraph

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  • The World the Railways Made by Nicholas Faith
    The World the Railways Made (Paperback) Nicholas Faith

    A new edition of THE classic history of rail: how the 'Iron Road' turned the world upside down.

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  • The Great Railway Revolution by Christian Wolmar
    The Great Railway Revolution (Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    The first new and comprehensive narrative history of the American railroads in a generation. 'Shrewd, articulate and incredibly well-informed' - Miranda Seymour, Daily Telegraph

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