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The Resource Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar

Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar

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Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world
Title
Blood, iron, & gold
Title remainder
how the railroads transformed the world
Statement of responsibility
Christian Wolmar
Title variation
Blood, iron, and gold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this beautifully illustrated book, renowned transportation journalist Christian Wolmar celebrates the vision and determination of the ambitious pioneers who developed the railways that would dominate the globe
Summary
In this beautifully illustrated book, renowned transportation journalist Christian Wolmar celebrates the vision and determination of the ambitious pioneers who developed the railways that would dominate the globe
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338012
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wolmar, Christian
Dewey number
385.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Social change
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how the railroads transformed the world
Label
Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Atlantic Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-359) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first railways -- Europe makes a start -- The British influence -- The American way -- Joining up Europe -- Crossing America-- -- --and other continents -- The invasion of the railway -- The railway revolution -- Getting better all the time -- Changing trains -- Decline but not fall -- Railway Renaissance
Control code
770119
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 376 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781586488345
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781586488345
  • (OCoLC)428027373
Label
Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Atlantic Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-359) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first railways -- Europe makes a start -- The British influence -- The American way -- Joining up Europe -- Crossing America-- -- --and other continents -- The invasion of the railway -- The railway revolution -- Getting better all the time -- Changing trains -- Decline but not fall -- Railway Renaissance
Control code
770119
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 376 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781586488345
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781586488345
  • (OCoLC)428027373

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